President Yoweri Museveni has dropped a number of Permanent Secretaries in a reshuffle announced on Friday.

Engineer Fred Kabagambe-Kaliisa the long time Permanent Secretary of the Energy Ministry has been replaced with Dr Stephen Isabalijja, the former Vice Chancellor of Victoria University.

Kabagambe, who has served for more than 20 years, now becomes a senior presidential advisor on oil, gas and minerals.

Ambassador James Mugume, who was Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs ministry has been replaced with Ambassador Patrick Mugoya.

Stephen Kagoda, who was attached to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, has been replaced with Dr. Benon Mutambi Mugisha, the current Chief Executive Officer of Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERA).

Dr Asuman Lukwago, who served as Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health has been moved to the Education Service Commission and will be replaced with Dr Diana Atwiine, the director at the Health Monitoring Unit attached to State House.

Teopista Wanene is appointed Permanent Secretary in charge of the Health Service Commission.

Former Bunya West MP, Vincent Waisswa Bagiire has been appointed as ICT ministry Permanent Secretary, replacing Jimmy Samanya.

David Ebong, who served as Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Water has been moved to the newly created ministry of Science and Technology.

He will be replaced by Alfred Okot Okidi.

Dorcas Okalany, who was at the Judiciary moves to Ministry of Lands, while Kagole Kivumbi moves from Judicial Service Commission to replace Okalany in Judiciary.

Dr Rose Nassali formerly of the Ministry of Education moves to the Judicial Service Commission. She is replaced with Alex Kakooza.

The current Secretary to the Inspectorate of Government, Waiswa Bageya has been moved to the Works and Transport ministry, replaced by Rose Kafeero, who once served as Public Service Commission Secretary.

Other appointments include Nawe Molly Kamukama who is replacing Mary Amajo as the Principal Private Secretary to the President, Edith Mwanje, appointed Permanent Secretary on the East African Affairs Ministry and Doreen Katusiime who takes over the Tourism Ministry.