At the invitation of President Museveni, the Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi undertook a State Visit to Uganda from 24 – 25 July 2018.
He was accompanied by a high-level delegation of senior officials of the Government of India and a large business delegation.
This was the first visit by an Indian Prime Minister in 21 years.
Prime Minister Modi’s programme includes an address to the Ugandan Parliament, which will be telecast live in India and many African countries.
This is the first time that an Indian Prime Minister addresses the Ugandan Parliament.
Modi gave Uganda credit for Construction of electricity lines and Substations worth US$141 million Agriculture and Dairy production US $ 64 million.
He also promised financial support of US $929,705 for capacity building and creating a supportive infrastructure for East African Community (EAC) which is currently chaired by Uganda.
25 slots for training under the ITEC scheme in the field of dairy cooperation in order to strengthen cooperation in the Dairy sector, gifting of 88 vehicles, 44 each for the Ugandan Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) and for the civil use by the Ugandan Government.
Gifting of Bhabhatron Cancer Therapy machine to assist Uganda’s efforts towards eradicating the malaise of cancer.
Gifting of 100,000 NCERT books for school going children of Uganda and gifting 100 solar power irrigation pumps to Uganda for helping Uganda’s efforts in the development of agriculture.