PM Modi thanked President Museveni for his long association with India and for taking special care of people of Indian origin in Uganda. PM also recalled the various interactions he had with the Ugandan President with warmth.
India and Uganda exchanged 3 MoUs covering the defence sector, cultural exchanges and diplomatic passport holders.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India will continue to assist Uganda in its growth journey in every possible field. He also announced a gift of a state of the art Cancer therapy machine to the Uganda Cancer Institute.
President Museveni praised Prime Minister Modi for his administrative accumen and said that he is an example for all to follow.
Later, PM Modi addressed the Indian community in Kampala.
India-Uganda ties are clearly moving from strength to strength under PM Modi’s leadership. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the Ugandan Parliament on Wednesday. This will be the first such address by any Indian Prime Minister.