Uganda-USA discuss bilateral and regional issues. President Biden congratulates Uganda ahead of Independence day celebrations.
President Yoweri Museveni has this afternoon received a special message from the President of the United States of America Joe Biden congratulating him upon Ugandas’ 59th Independence Anniversary due to be celebrated on Saturday the 9th October 2021.
Uganda will celebrate its 59th Independence Anniversary under the theme “Celebrating our 59th Independence Day as we secure our future through National mindset Change”. The scientific celebration will be held at Kololo ceremonial Grounds.
The USA Ambassador to Uganda H.E. Natalie Brown delivered the message at State House Entebbe in company with the Deputy Chief of Mission at the United States Embassy in Kampala Mr. Christopher Krafft and also discussed bilateral and regional issues in a meeting with the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Hon. Henry Okello Oreym and the Permanent Secretary Mr. Waiswa Bagiire Vincent among others.
On 20th September, USA contributed 1,674,270 doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to Uganda in addition to those that were earlier delivered (647,080 Moderna doses); in total the United States has contributed 2,321,350 COVID-19 vaccine doses to Uganda in the fight of the pandemic to fulfill President Joe Biden’s commitment to provide safe and effective vaccines around the world and supercharge the global fight.