|Education||Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)
Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
|Years active||1980 — present|
|Title||State Minister for Finance (Planning)|
Matia Kasaija is a Ugandan politician. He is the current State Minister for Finance (Planning) in the Cabinet of Uganda. He was appointed to that position on 27 May 2011. He replaced Ephraim Kamuntu, who was promoted to Minister of Tourism. Before that, he served as the State Minister for Internal Affairs, from 1 June 2006 until May 2011. He is also the elected Member of Parliament for "Buyanja County", Kibaale District.
He was born in Kibaale District. His exact date of birth is not publicly known.
During the Ugandan elections of 1980, Matia Kasaija was elected to the Ugandan Parliament. From 1980 until 1981, he served as the State Minister for Labor. From 1981 until 1986, he served as a member of the External Wing of the National Resistance Army.
Between 1987 and 1990, he served as the Executive Director, of the Departed Asian Custodian Board, a government parastatal that was charged with safeguarding the property expropriated from the Asians expelled from the country by Idi Amin in the 1970s. From 1998 until 1998 he served as the Deputy Director for Mass Mobilization at the National Resistance Movement Secretariat. During the 2006 parliamentary elections, he was elected to the 8th Parliament. In the National elections of 2011, he was re-elected to his parliamentary seat. In the cabinet reshuffle on 27 May 2011, he was re-assigned to the Finance Ministry, as the State Minister for Planning.
- Museveni Appoints New Cabinet May 2011
- Matia Kasaija Is MP for Buyanja County
- The Academic Record of Matia Kasaija
- Matia Kasaija Was Member of the NRA External Wing
- Matia Kasaija Unopposed in 2006. He was appointed Minister of State for Internal Affairs in June 2006.
- Matia Kasaija Appointed StatevMinister in 2006
- Full Ministerial Cabinet List, May 2011