ON Wednesday 28th of January 2009, authorities of the Queen Elizabeth National park in Western Uganda with their counterparts from Queen Elizabeth Country Park in the UK signed an alliance of five year memorandum of Understanding at an occasion led by the Deputy British high commissioner Mr. Phillip Mani. The move is aimed at bolstering conservation efforts in the Queen Elizabeth National Park, a park that was named after the Queen Elizabeth II of England.
In his speach at Mweya Education Centre, the warden of Queen Elizabeth Conservation area, Mr. Tom Okello said that the pact is aimed at promoting both conservation areas. The pact is expected to elp in developing the two parks as tourists sites.
The pact stated that the two parks will be exchanging staff and sharing ideas. Mr Mani applauded the existing relationship between the two countries.