President Samia Suluhu Hassan of the Federal Republic of Tanzania has arrived in Uganda a few hours to President Museveni’s swearing in at Kololo ceremonial Grounds.
President Samia Suluhu Hassan was officially received by Hon. Henry Okello Oryem, the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Hon. Ephriam Kamuntu Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, Hon. Muruuli Mukasa Minister of Public Service, Hon. Hamson Obua, Minister of State for Education, Amb. Richard Kabonero, Uganda’s High Commissioner to Tanzania Government Ministers and Senior Officials.
The Tanzanian Delegation comprised of Hon. Liberata Mulamula Minister for Foreign Affairs, Amb. Aziz Ponary Mlima Tanzania’s High Commissioner to Uganda and other Senior Government Officials of the United Republic of Tanzania.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has also arrived in Uganda ahead of the inauguration ceremony.
The President has been received by foreign affairs CS Ambassador Rachel Omamo and her Uganda counterpart Sam Kutesa.
Yesterday, nine African heads of state arrived in Uganda to witness the swearing-in ceremony of President Yoweri Museveni who has been in power since 1986.
They are; Évariste Ndayishimiye (Burundi), Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed (Somalia), Emmerson Mnangagwa (Zimbabwe), Salva Kiir (South Sudan), Hage Gottfried Geingob (Namibia) and Alpha Conde (Guinea).
Others are; Nana Addo Dankwa Akabwaa, the President of the Republic of Ghana, H.E Félix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo, the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo and President of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia, H.E Sahle-Work Zewde.
As such, all the 11 presidents who confirmed attendance have already arrived.