President Yoweri Museveni, has reminded soldiers of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) that as members of a Liberation Army, they should clearly differentiate themselves from the traditional tribal and colonial armies and always champion patriotism and nationalism on top of embracing and working for Pan-Africanism, socio-economic transformation of their society and defend Uganda’s democracy.
President Yoweri Museveni has advised the people of Teso Sub-Region in Eastern Uganda to continue growing fruits because it is the medicine to get them out of household poverty and the venture commands global market as well.
The President was today speaking at the launching ceremony of the commercial operations for Soroti Fruit Factory in Arapai Sub-County, Aloet village in Soroti District.
The Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi who is leading the African delegation to the fifth Buddhist International peace summit in the port city of Osaka Japan has called for dialogue as the most sure way of ending conflict especially in the developing countries.
President Yoweri Museveni has said that Uganda is on the right track of industrialisation under the National Resistance Movement because the Movement government has brought about and guaranteed peace, developed infrastructures such as roads and electricity and created an enabling environment that has attracted investors to the country.
President Yoweri Museveni has Today held a Joint meeting with the NORDIC countries’ Ambassadors in Uganda – Sweden, Iceland, Denmark and Norway – at State House Entebbe. State Ministers for International Affairs, Henry Okello Oryem, State for Relief and Disaster preparedness,Musa Ecweru along with Uganda’s Ambassador to the NORDIC Countries, Nimisha Jayant Madhvani, attended the meeting.
President Yoweri Museveni has inaugurated a team of experts to guide the country on the 4th Industrial Revolution Technologies.
During the ceremony that took place this evening at State House, Entebbe, and witnessed by Prime Minister, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, among other, the President cautioned the team to take great care integrating the revolution well for the benefit of the people of Uganda
“The advance of science is the primer of all social change. In order to use it well, you must integrate it well,“ he said.
President Yoweri Museveni has today received a message from President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea.
A special envoy of President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo Mr. Juan Antonio Bibang Nchuchuma, who is also Minister of External Security, delivered the message today to President Museveni at State House, Entebbe.
President Museveni and the envoy also discussed matters of mutual interest between Uganda and Equatorial Guinea.
President Yoweri Museveni has today (Thursday) received and held a meeting at State House Entebbe with his South Sudan counterpart, Mr. Salva Kiir.
Mr. Kiir, who was accompanied by several high-ranking, officials of his government, was in Uganda for a one-day working visit on the invitation of President Museveni.
In a bilateral meeting, President Kiir briefed his host on the progress of implementation of the Peace Agreement, indicating that it was largely on course with the exception of a few issues that needed to be resolved.
President Yoweri Museveni has met and held discussions with the European Union Special Representative to the Horn of Africa, Mr. Alexander Rondos.
The meeting that was also attended by the E.U. Ambassador to Uganda, Mr. Attilio Pacifici, took place today at the Presidential State Lodge in Gulu, Acholi Sub-region.
Mr. Museveni and his guest discussed the current security situation in the region particularly in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and Somalia.
President Yoweri Museveni has told a delegation of officials from Fenix International who called on him yesterday at State House, Nakasero that the stand of the Government of Uganda is to promote projects that will make money. The Chief Executive Officer of Fenix International, Ms. Lyndsay Handler, Led the delegation.