Article 99 (3) of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda vests the Executive Authority in the President and he is responsible for the welfare of the citizens and safeguards the Constitution and Laws of Uganda, among others. It is from this that Office of the President derives its mandate of providing leadership in public Policy management and good governance.
The President of Uganda is provided for under Article 98 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda. The mandate of the President is provided for under Article 99 of the Constitution where all Executive Authority in Uganda is vested in the President. Article 108 of the constitution also provides for H.E the Vice President.
Functional Objectives of the Presidency
a. Ensuring that Government Policies, Programs and Projects are adequately monitored and evaluated;
b. Promoting good governance in public institutions and civil society;
c. Providing overall leadership of the state and better service delivery and job creation in line with the Government NRM Manifesto 2011-2016;
d. Providing regional and international relations for purposes of Social and Economic gains, and the creation of investment opportunities; and
e. Supporting the development of Policy capacity across Government.