A total of 50 graduates were on Saturday passed out in a colorful ceremony presided over by the State Minister for Finance Minister David Bahati.
The event was the first ever graduation ceremony of Labour College of East Africa held at their main campus in Namuwongo, Kampala.
Mr Bahati, who represented Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda (the institution’s Chancellor) said the government has faith in the college because its initiatives foster the achievement of vision 2040.
He encouraged parents to send their children to institutions such as Labour college that focus on skilling young men and women into productive citizens. He emphasized that achievement of the national vision of 2040 is in full gear and among the things they are focusing on include is to boost the tourism sector, oil exploration and natural gas, increased agricultural productivity and continued commitment towards infrastructural development.
Usuk MP Peter Ogwang said as a group of 30 parliamentarians, they have resolved to contribute on a monthly basis towards the development of the institute.
He said they had raised Shs90 million and pledged further support.