President Museveni commissions Isimba Hydro power dam today
The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development is expected to launch the 183megga watt Isimba Dam today.
The Isimba Hydro Power project cost US$567 million with 85 percent funding from the Chinese government and 15 percent from Government of Uganda.
The 47 months project period will be inter-connected to the Bujagali power dam 42 km away in Jinja.
The construction of the 183 megawatts project was launched in 2013, with the construction works, by China Water and Electrical Company Limited beginning in 2015.
President Museveni is expected to be the present at the official commissioning in Kayunga district.