President Museveni Travels by Road to Attend Chogm Meeting in Kigali


H.E the President of the Republic of Uganda, Gen. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, has left for Kigali, Rwanda, to attend the 26th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).

H.E Museveni travelled by road through the Katuna border point.

CHOGM was due to be held in 2020 but has been delayed twice due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Prince Charles is representing the Queen, the head of CHOGM, at the Meeting.

President Museveni at Gatuna

The UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, will also hand over the role of chair-in-office of the Commonwealth to the President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame.

The Meeting, which commenced on Monday, June 20, will end on Saturday, June 25.

The official opening of CHOGM takes place on Friday 24 June and is followed by the main high-level meetings of Heads on Friday 24 to Saturday 25 June. They are proceeded by four Forums, ministerial meetings, side events and other activities.

Decisions taken at CHOGM also guide the work programme of the Commonwealth Secretariat.

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