President Museveni has met Howard Graham Buffett, an American businessman, and farmer at State House Entebbe.
Graham is the son of wealthy businessman Warren Buffet.
“We discussed a wide range of issues from farming to investment,” Museveni said on Tuesday.
Graham has a special appreciation for Ankole cattle and Uganda’s beauty.
The president said Uganda can work with the DR Congo to defeat the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) terrorists wreaking havoc in the neighbouring country.
While briefing his guests about the security situation in the region, President Museveni said the peace and security witnessed in Uganda was due to good a good ideology.
“The work that you see in Uganda is due to a correct ideology. We are patriotic because we believe in interests rather than identity. The problem in Somalia for example is both tribal and clan based while the leadership in D.R. Congo has had an ideological vacuum,” he said.
The Bridgeway Foundation and the Buffet Foundation are involved in peace and security in the Great Lakes Region.
Their current focus is the restoration of security in the DR Congo.
The CEO of Howard G. Buffet Foundation, a close friend of President Museveni, was pleased to note that the President was showing good leadership in maintain peace and regional security.
Howard Buffet who said he was here to pay a courtesy call on Museveni said the President’s Ankole cattle caused “chaos” in Texas!
“People in Texas brag about cattle, they were in awe when they saw your cows,” Buffet he noted.