Museveni returns home


Visiting President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni, has winded up his 2-day state visit to Zambia and left for his country.


President Museveni departed from Kenneth Kaunda International airport at 15-25 hours local time.


He was in the country to grace the 52nd Independence Day celebrations.


Whist in Zambia, the Ugandan Head of State also held bilateral talks with his Zambian counterpart, Edgar Lungu.


The Ugandan President also visited and conferred with Zambia’s first Republican and founding Father, Kenneth Kaunda at his home where he hailed him for the liberation struggle efforts not only for Zambia but other Southern African countries as well as Uganda.


Mr. Museveni also inspected a guard of honour mounted for him by the Zambia Army Second Battalion.


A 21-gun salute was also accorded to him.


He also watched some dances as well as the PF women’s choir that sung solidarity songs entertaining the two leaders.


Mr Museveni was seen off at the KKIA by President Edgar Lungu, some Cabinet Ministers, defence chiefs,  and Zambia’s Ambassador to Tanzania and Zambia Judith Kapijipanga and his counterpart,  Dorothy Hyuha, senior Zambian and Ugandan government officials among others.


He was accompanied to Zambia by Minister for State and Foreign Affairs Okello Oryemu and other senior government officials.