In his capacity as Special Envoy of the President of the Republic, Mr. Abdelmadjid Tebboune, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the National Community Abroad, Mr. Ramtane Lamamra, paid a working visit to the Republic of Uganda today, June 17, 2022, during which he was received by President Yoweri Museveni in his residence located in the city of Rwakitura, Kiruhura District, southwest of the country.
On this occasion, Mr. Lamamra handed in to the Ugandan President a written message from his brother President Tebboune regarding brotherhood, cooperation and solidarity relations between the two countries. The meeting provided an opportunity for an in-depth and fruitful exchange on prospects for strengthening bilateral cooperation, as well as on the general situation prevailing in Africa in light of the new challenges posed by recent developments on the international scene.
In this context, the two sides hailed the quality of the historical relations between the two countries, especially in light of their firm commitment to defending the issues and interests of the continent. For his part, President Museveni entrusted Minister Lamamra with conveying his special and sincere congratulations to his brother, President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, and through him to all the Algerian people, on the occasion of the celebration of the sixtieth (60) anniversary of Algeria’s recovery of its national independence, stressing the importance of the values enshrined in this important milestone for Africa and the whole world.
Meanwhile, and in view of the volatile international relations, the commitment of the two countries to the principles of non-alignment and to joint African action to promote balanced, peaceful and democratic relations on the global stage was reaffirmed. The two parties also agreed to work together and in close cooperation with other member states to activate the role of the Non-Aligned Movement as a drive for initiative and work with the aim of overcoming the current tension in international relations and promoting international peace and security.