President Yoweri Museveni has confirmed Robert Kasande as Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development.
Kasande has been in an acting position having replaced Dr. Stephen Robert Isabalija whom the Mr Museveni fired in August 2017.
Kasande is a geologist before he was named acting PS; Kasande was the director of the petroleum directorate, in the same ministry.
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He also was the project manager for the oil refinery project and part of the team of Ugandan technocrats, examining ways on how Uganda and Tanzania could collaborate on exploring for oil in Tanzania and management of oil pipelines in Uganda