The 17th AUUS games were officially opened by Hon. Ephraim Kamuntu on behalf of the president Gen. Y. K. Museven. The event started with a tour of the facilities by the minister and other guests as accountability for the funds received from sponsors and the minister of education and sports. Official unveiling of the foundation stone for the “Arena of Visions” followed and thereafter the chief guest took to the grounds for the official opening remarks.
The event was graced by Hon. Ephraim Kamuntu, Hon. Bakabulindi, several government dignitaries, FISU representatives, FASU, AUUS, and other sports federation officials and executives.
“Government will support activities that promote sports development” a statement in the president’s speech presented by Hon. Kamuntu to the sports men and women who had gathered at the Arena. The Ministers Hon. Kamuntu and Hon. Bakabulindi recogonised sports as a promoter of tourism and therefore promised to continue supporting it.
The chief guest called for discipline and wished competitors the very best.
May the best team win!