By Ivan Mwine
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on Monday held a private meeting with a delegation of dignitaries from Cuba, led by Bruno Rodriguez, the Cuban Minister for Foreign Affairs.
The meeting, which was held at Museveni’s country home in Ntungamo District, was also attended by the Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon. Anita Among, Foreign Affairs Minister Eng. Hillary Onek, among others.
“I met with H.E @BrunoRguezP the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cuba. We exchanged ideas on how we can widen the areas of cooperation between our countries and strengthen our time-honoured friendship,” Museveni said on social media shortly after the meeting.
On his part, Rodrigues said; “I was received by #Uganda’s president, @KagutaMuseveni.
We reaffirmed common will to expand cooperation and continue strengthening political and diplomatic relations based on historical bonds of friendship and solidarity between our nations.”
Sources privy to the meeting reveal that the discussions mainly centered on strengthening bilateral relations and business collaboration between the two countries.
Rodriguez is on a working visit in Uganda during which he has held several meetings with very important government officials, among them the Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon. Anita Annet Among, the National Resistance Movement (NRM) Secretary General Richard Todwong, among others.