The Royal House Polanie-Patrikios, of which Prince-Abbot Edmond of San Luigi is head, has been pleased to receive recognition from the Royal Office of Orders, Honors and Awards Affairs (ROHA) of the Kingdom of Bunyoro-Kitara. The Kingdom of Bunyoro-Kitara is one of the major historic kingdoms of Uganda. Today, it is recognized by the Ugandan Constitution. H.M. the Omukama (King) of Bunyoro-Kitara is the titular head of the regional government and assembly of Bunyoro-Kitara and opens, addresses and closes sessions of the assembly. Prince Edmond is also holder of a historic title in Bunyoro-Kitara, that of Mukungu of the Chieftainship of the Ancient Abbey-Principality of San Luigi (Fizzan) (created 1885). The recognition extended means that the titles of nobility of the Royal House Polanie-Patrikios are now fully recognized by a reigning monarch.