The Miss Curvy Uganda peagant has been under fire as many Ugandans think it potrays a bad image about the country.
The minister for Tourism, Kiwanda says it is an innitiate to attract tourists to Uganda.
Just like the President, female artiste Sheebah Karungi has come out to support the project.
"Miss curvy is okay because every woman is a winner. These are things that empower ladies and I'm a strong advocate for women empowerement. I love strong and confident ladies. It is okay because it will definetly make these ladies stronger," she made these remarks during an interview on Galaxy FM's daily show, Evening rush hosted by Prim and Mary Luswata.