Rugunda in Venezuela for NAM Summit

Uganda Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda Interview

Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda is representing President Museveni at the 17th Summit of the two-day Non Aligned Movement (NAM), sildenafil starting Saturday at Margarita Island in Venezuela.

The NAM is a grouping of countries which were not aligned to the East of West during the Cold War.

The organisation played an important role in the decolonisation and independence struggles in Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Latin America and Pacific regions.

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The theme for this year’s summit is “Peace, Sovereignty and Solidarity for Development.”

The last recent NAM Summits were hosted by Colombia (1995), South Africa (1998), Malaysia (2003), Cuba (2006), Egypt (2009), and Iran (2012).

Speaking ahead of the Summit, Prime Minister Rugunda praised the role played by the NAM during its 55 year history in promoting peace and adherence to a world free of conflict.

“Uganda continues to support the ideals of the Non Aligned Movement, including the struggle for a just and equitable world order, freedom from colonialism, foreign occupation, the right to self determination and sustainable development,” Dr Rugunda said.

During the Summit, Prime Minister Rugunda will make a statement on behalf of Uganda.


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