While bidding farewell to different Government agencies, the out going USA Ambassador to Uganda H.E Ambassador Deborah Malac has applauded the able leadership of president Yoweri Kaguta Museveni ,who is the commander in chief alongside chief of defence forces Gen.David Muhoozi and entire Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) family for the different roles that are playing in stabilization of great lakes region.
Gen.Muhoozi and H.E Malac sharing a portrait
In a meeting with the Chief of Defence Forces Gen David Muhoozi at UPDF Headquarters in Mbuya,Amb Malac appreciated UPDF commitment and sacrifice towards creating peace and security not only in Uganda but also in the region.
Amb.Malac With UPDF Spokesperson Brig.Karemire
She particularly singled out Somalia where UPDF has been deployed since 2007 under AMISOM noting that the situation has improved thanks to Uganda’s contribution and other Troop Contributing Countries.Gen Muhoozi expressed gratitude towards USA partnership and it’s government support towards building UPDF capacity as it modernizes.
The meeting was also attended by the Joint Chief Staff Lt Gen Joseph Musanyufu and US Defence Attache Col Edward Dupont among others.
Joint Chief Staff Lt Gen Joseph Musanyufu and H.E Malac having a hand shake after the meeting