22 June 2021 – The GPM congratulates Grace-Mary Mugasa, former mayor of Hoima, Uganda, on her recent appointment as Minister of State for Public Service in Uganda. Former Mayor Mugasa is one of the founders of the Global Parliament of Mayors in 2016 and was 2nd Vice-Chair of the GPM Executive Committee until her appointment as Minister of State early June. The GPM wishes Minister Mugasa every success in her new position and looks forward to continuing to work together on critical global challenges.