President Museveni and his governmnent have been hailed for the role it’s playing in bringing about peace and stability in the great lakes region.
This was in a meeting between president Museveni and a special envoy to the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Than who’s also the minister for foreign affairs Dr. Mohamed bin Abdulaziz Al Khulaifi at State House-Entebbe.
Dr. Muhammad had come to deliver a special message to Museveni from the Emir of Qatar.
During the meeting Museveni hailed the existing bilateral relation between Uganda and Qatar which he said has great potential especially in the areas of trade and investment.
The President briefed his guest about the security situation in the great lakes’ region.
“What is needed is a new ideology of Patriotism rather than sectarianism” Museveni informed his guests.
The president welcomed the proposals by Qatar on how to end the conflicts in the region which he said should supplement the already existing interventions by the East African member states currently being led the by Chairman of the EAC, H.E General Évariste Ndayishimiye and the former Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyata as a mediator and Guarantor.
Meanwhile, Dr. Mohammed bin Abdulaziz said that the Emir and the entire government of Qatar appreciate the role President Museveni and the Ugandan government are playing in ensuring peace and stability in the region.
The meeting was also attended by Defence Minister, Vicent Sempijja, Security Minister, Jim Muhwezi and the former Prime Minister, the Rt Hon. John Patrick Amama Mbabazi among other officials.