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Legislation #: 001396 Introduction Date: 10/12/2000
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 10/12/2000
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER XBARNES
Title: Welcoming to Kansas City, Missouri, Christopher Godfrey Kiwanuka-Musisi, Chairperson of the Mukono District and member of the Ugandan Parliament.

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RESOLUTION NO. 001396

 

Welcoming to Kansas City, Missouri, Christopher Godfrey Kiwanuka-Musisi, Chairperson of the Mukono District and member of the Ugandan Parliament.

 

WHEREAS, Kansas City is honored to host Mr. Christopher Godfrey Kiwanuka-Musisi, who is visiting this country as a participant in an International Visitors Program sponsored by the United States Department of State; and

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Kiwanuka-Musisi is one of Ugandas leading district leaders, whose experience as a capable and competent parliamentarian was a valuable contribution to the drafting of the 1995 Ugandan constitution; and

 

WHEREAS, due to Mr. Kiwanuka-Musisis skillful stewardship, the district of Mukono, with a thriving population of more than one million people, is one of the fastest growing districts in Uganda; and

 

WHEREAS, as a result of Mr. Kiwanuka-Musisis outstanding leadership capabilities, he is the President of the Uganda Local Authorities Association (ULAA), an organization that brings together all elected municipal and district leaders in the country; and

 

WHEREAS, Mr. Kiwanuka-Musisi has come to the United States and to Kansas City to gain first hand in-depth information on the relationship between state and local governments which will in turn be used in his efforts to influence the development of local government decentralization in Uganda; and

 

WHEREAS, among Mr. Kiwanuka-Musisis goals are a better understanding of U.S. federalism and the role of local governments, and to develop ties and promote cooperation in the areas of agriculture and education; and

 

WHEREAS, the Mayor and Council are honored to welcome Mr. Kiwanuka-Musisi to Kansas Citys Council Legislative Session; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby welcome to Kansas City, Missouri, Mr. Christopher Godfrey Kiwanuka-Musisi; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Mayor and Council hereby declare our distinguished visitor to be an honorary citizen of Kansas City, Missouri; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to Mr. Christopher Godfrey Kiwanuka-Musisi in token of the respect and esteem in which he is held in the hearts and minds of the Mayor, Council and citizens of Kansas City, Missouri.

 

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