ENTEBBE: President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has today left for the Russian Coastal city of Sochi where he will join other 36 heads of State and governments for the Russia-Africa Summit and Economic Forum that opens tomorrow Wednesday at the Sirius Park of Science and Art in Sochi, one of Russias largest convention venues.
President Yoweri Museveni has received a special message from the Ethiopian Prime Minister, Mr. Abiy Ahmed.
The message was delivered to the President by the Ethiopian Prime Minister’s Special Envoy Ms. Hirut Zemene who is also State Minister of Foreign Affairs, this afternoon at the President’s country home in Rwakitura, Nyabishozi County in Kiruhuura District.
President Museveni is back home from a two-day working visit to Ethiopia where he joined other regional leaders to witness the inauguration ceremony of Unity Park, among others, that took place yesterday in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital.
Other leaders who attended the inauguration ceremony included Presidents Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, Salva Kiir of South Sudan, Mohamed Abdulahi of Somalia and Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdock of Sudan.
President Yoweri Museveni is in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia for a 2-day working visit at the invitation of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia who received him today on arrival at Addis Ababa’s Bole International Airport.
During his stay in the country, President Museveni will attend the inauguration ceremony of Unity Park, among other engagements.
STATE HOUSE, ENTEBBE: President Yoweri Museveni has directed the Ministries of Finance and Economic Planning and that of Science, Technology and Innovation, to avail funds for the registration of tested and approved science and technology innovations that are a product of many years of research by the Food and Science Department and the Faculty of Veterinary Services of Makerere University.
MUNYONYO, KAMPALA: President Yoweri Museveni has urged the youth to embrace the institution of marriage by carefully selecting responsible, God fearing partners for stable homes.
The President was yesterday speaking at the marriage ceremony of Isaac Kutesa and Yvette Kamurasi at Munyonyo Peace Hub in Kampala City during a church session where the newly wed couple tied the knot.
President Yoweri Museveni asked the people of Hoima District to note that conducting an election is not a simple task but one with challenges.
President Yoweri Museveni, who is the National Chairman of the National Resistance Movement (NRM), has urged the people of Kigorobya County in particular and Hoima District in general, to continue supporting the Movement because it is the Movement that brought about peace and stability in Uganda, ushered in the politics of national unity and revitalized the national economy.
President Yoweri Museveni, who is also NRM National Chairperson, today began a two-day by-election campaign canvasing votes for the NRM flag bearer for Hoima District Woman Member of Parliament Businge Harriet Mugenyi Akiiki and called upon the electorate to vote for the NRM candidate to reciprocate government’s socio-economic and political achievements made in the area.
President Yoweri Museveni and Commander-in-Chief of the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) today chaired a meeting of the Defence Forces Council, the Supreme decision making-body of the UPDF.
The meeting that took place today at State House, Entebbe deliberated on the current security situation in the country and expressed its satisfaction with the prevailing peace.