Mr Kiwanda added that while Uganda has long appreciated smaller bodied women as a hallmark of beauty, the curvy pageant is just another campaign aimed at appreciating beauty in diversity.
Curvaceous women as a product, is the latest attraction the ministry hopes to attract more tourists and increase revenue earnings.
The "Miss Curvy" contest, to be held in June, was to be used as part of a tourism campaign, MailOnline Travel reports.
"We have naturally endowed, nice-looking women who are incredible to look at", Kiwanda said.
"We, therefore, want the minister to apologise and voluntarily resign from his position because he surely does not understand his work", she said, calling upon tourism stakeholders to discuss further on what should be done to promote tourism in Uganda.
State Minister for Tourism, Kiwanda Godfrey on Tuesday made the announcement while launching an event named "Miss Curvy" where "sexy curvaceous women" in the country will compete for a prize.
Minister of Tourism for Uganda Godfrey Kiwanda has come under fire after he proposed that the country should use "curvy women" as a product to boost tourism.
"I take great exception to the fact that my image and likeness are being used to propagate, disseminate and encourage the objectification of women's bodies".
In addition to Kiwanda's resignation, she has demanded an apology from the government.
"That is the scandal of the highest order and I condemn it in the strongest terms" Fr. Lokodo told Eagle Online in a telephone interview. How many royalties will go to the husbands and relatives of these curvy women? The source of Nile River is also a prime attraction including crater lakes and mountains.
'Guess their strategy? Use curvy women to promote the country.
Ms Mungoma said since most pageants celebrate slenderness and pretty faces which are a more western way of defining beauty, most African women are uniquely built which does not make them any less attractive. You know, sometimes reality is stranger than fiction'.
"Diverse as we are as a country we have a message to put out there about the different curves our women have, which we believe is a tourism attraction", he said.
Most tourists visit Uganda to tour national parks for diverse wildlife species such as gorillas, birds and other animals.
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