Kampala, Uganda | URN | The Indian High Commission has handed over 88 vehicles to the Ugandan government for distribution to different Ministries and Agencies.
The vehicles include ambulances, water bowsers, lorries and Tata buses among others. Forty four of the vehicles will go to Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF).
The Indian High Commissioner to Uganda, Ravi Shankar says the vehicles have been donated to fill gaps where government needs vehicles like ambulances to solve various problems.
Shankar said India remains committed to support Uganda in its efforts of national development across various sectors. He said they will improve their military relations with Uganda for years to come.
The Foreign Affairs Minister, Sam Kutesa who received the vehicles on before of the Ugandan government welcomed the donation saying it will strengthen the relationship between the two countries.
He said the two countries will cooperate in areas of investment, trade, tourism and commerce. Kutesa said Uganda has embarked on commercial diplomacy focusing on opening up job opportunities for Ugandans.