UMI To Construct First Virtual Library In Gulu.

By on May 8, 2017

The management of the Uganda Management Institute (UMI) has revealed that it is in a deliberate mission to construct a virtual library in its Gulu Centre.

A virtual library is a library without books and journals. You access the manuals, books and journals through an internet connected computers.

This was revealed on by the institution’s Director General Dr. James Nkata during the 15th graduation ceremony held in Gulu town.

Dr. Nkata says Gulu will have a world class library that will be electronically purchased. The library will be of use to the general public who will subscribe at minimal fees as required by the institution.

The Director General says the virtual library will be the first in the entire country and Gulu Centre should be privileged to have at a due time as stipulated in the plans of UMI management and governing bodies.

 Dr. Nkata notes that development requires support from the government and the ministry of education and sports since it will be a one stop Centre for information to both government and private sectors to improve in policy and practice of the day today work.

In his written statement read by the state ministry for trade and tourism Hon. Kiwanda Godfrey, the deputy speaker of parliament Hon. Jacob Oulanyah pledged a total commitment and partnership of parliament with UMI in development.

Part of his statement reads, ‘’ as parliament, UMI is a close partner, for the ninth parliament. Staff of UMI with expertise in public policy and governance, were engaged to members of parliament-therefore, if we are doing well you share the glory and if at all we stutter, we are in it together.’’

By Emmy Daniel Ojara.Gulu.


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