H.E. Hon Minister Aston Kajara

Job Description: 
Minister of State for Finance, Planning and Economic Development
Company: 
Uganda

Hon. Aston P. Kajara was appointed Minister of State for Privatization, Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development in June 2011.  Previously, he was a Minister of State in Charge of Investment, Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development. In 2006 - 2009, he was a Minister of State in Charge of Karamoja Affairs in the Office of the Prime Minister. In 1996 – 2001 and 2007 - to-date he was and is a Member of Parliament and held positions as Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Natural Resources,  Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs, and a Member of Committee on National Economy. He is currently a Member, Board of Trustees of the Parliamentary Pension Scheme. He has an Honours Degree of Bachelor of Laws and Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice. He is an Advocate of the High Courts of Uganda and Subordinate Courts.