Somalia stabilizing areas recently liberated from Al-Shabaab
For the past 15 years, Ugandan forces have been in Somalia to protect the Presidency, the port, and the airport in Mogadishu as part of the UN-mandated AU mission [ATMIS formely AMISOM].
KAMPALA, Uganda - The President of Somalia Hassan Sheikh Mohamud arrived in Kampala on Saturday, the capital of Uganda for his second trip to the country since August of 2922.
The president and his entourage were warmly welcomed at Entebbe International Airport by ministers from the Ugandan government and Somalia's ambassador in Kampala along with other officials.
According to a statement released by Villa Somalia, the President was invited by Museveni to participate in commemorating the 60th anniversary of Uganda's independence.
Mohamud joins counterparts from Kenya, Burundi, South Sudan, and Zanzibar in the event to celebrate the national day of Uganda is taking place at Kololo independence grounds.
The Somali president is expected to hold a meeting with Museveni on strengthening bilateral relations and the fight against Al-Shabaab as SNA and locals make significant gains in the ongoing war.
For the past 15 years, Ugandan forces have been in Somalia to protect the Presidency, the port, and the airport in Mogadishu as part of the UN-mandated AU mission [ATMIS formerly AMISOM].
As many as 600 Al-Shabaab members were killed in the past three months, according to a PM report marking the 100th day of his stay in office this week.