External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, who is on a three-day visit to Uganda, met President Yoweri K Museveni at his farm in Rwakitura yesterday and congratulated the country on assuming the chairship of the Non-Aligned Movement. In a tweet, Dr. Jaishankar said that he conveyed the personal greetings of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The External Affairs Minister also discussed cooperation in trade and investment, infrastructure, energy, defense, health, digital and agricultural domains.
Dr Jaishankar participated in the launch of the Tulsi Ghat Restoration Project in Varanasi. He appreciated OFBJP-Uganda’s initiative to contribute to further beautifying the oldest living city in the world. He said that living in a land of the Nile, people’s commitment to a ghat on the Ganga reflects the confluence of our two cultures. The conservation of Varanasi’s heritage underlines the cultural revival of India. He said this has profound global implications.