India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Uganda for a state visit.
Modi touched ground at Entebbe International Airport at around 2pm Tuesday afternoon.
Modi became the first Prime Minister born after India’s Independence from the British empire.
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sam Kahamba Kutesa welcomed Modi to Uganda.
Irene Birungi Mugisha, a Private Secretary Administrator to H.E. President of Uganda, Seasoned Broadcaster and Communications specialist, says Modi has worked hard to improve relations with Islamic nations in the Middle East, such as Bahrain, Iran, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates, as well as with Israel.
Preparations at Parliament are almost done for the visit of the Indian Prime Minister on Wednesday, 25 July 2018.
Modi will address the Parliament of Uganda on Wednesday 25th July, and will also address the Indian Community during his visit.
While addressing a Special Sitting of the House, Modi will be accompanied by his host President Museveni at 10am.
Modi’s state visit which starts today 24th will end tomorrow 25th July, 2018.
Earlier, Modi visited Rwanda’s Kigali Genocide Memorial.
He said the path of peace and brotherhood embraced by Rwanda after the unfortunate genocide of 1994 is commendable.