The ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) has asked its newly elected Members of Parliament not to abandon the people who voted for them.
Giving an update about the ongoing retreat at the National Leadership Institute in Kyankwanzi, the NRM director for communication, Emmanuel Dombo said the exercise has kicked off well.
According to Dombo the NRM legislators have tackled several topics including political economy, the origin and organization of man among others whereas they are set to tackle more advanced issues that affect governance of society and the responsibility of leaders.
President Museveni will later this week officially open the NRM retreat at Kyankwanzi.
According to the deputy NRM Secretary-General, Richard Todwong, a total of 243 newly elected NRM MPs plus the 27 Central Executive Committee members and those from the East African Legislative Assembly are the only ones attending the retreat.