Ban Ki-Moon Hails Uganda on AMISOM

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon

The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has hailed Uganda for her commitment and sacrifices to ensure that peace and stability prevails in Somalia and the region.

Mr Ki-moon expressed sympathies upon the loss of African Union troops while countering the Al-shabaab terrorist group in Somalia.

Ki-moon made the remarks while meeting Ugandan Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda who was at the UN headquarters in New York, page United States of America to represent President Yoweri Museveni at the high level meeting on HIV and AIDS, treat according to a statement issued by the prime minister’s office.

Member States at the United Nations General Assembly high level meeting on ending AIDS adopted a Political Declaration on ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030 within the framework of the Sustainable development goals(SDGs).

Ban Ki-moon while meeting Rugunda thanked President Museveni for also contributing to the peace process in Burundi and South Sudan.

He said regional leaders should ensure that the Government of national unity in South Sudan works together for the sake of peace and stability in the country and the region.

Rugunda on his part applauded the Secretary General for building very strong working relationship with Africa.


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