President Returns from Angola ICGLR Mini-Summit

Friday, 15th August 2014
President Yoweri Museveni is back in the country from Angola where he joined other regional Heads of State and Government for the 2nd Mini-Summit of member countries of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) that took place in Luanda yesterday.
The President was received on arrival at Entebbe International Airport this morning by the Chief of the Defence Forces, Gen. Katumba Wamala, the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Okoth Ochola and Prisons’ Acting Director, Nsalasatta David.
The one-day ICGLR Summit analyzed the security and humanitarian situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) with a view to gauging the developments that have been achieved since last March 2014.
The ICGLR is an inter-governmental organization of the countries in the African Great Lakes Region whose establishment was based on the recognition that political instability and conflicts in the region bear a considerable dimension that calls for a concerted effort in order to promote sustainable peace and development.
ICGLR has 12 member countries – Angola, Burundi, Central African republic, Congo Brazzaville, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, South  Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Zambia.