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Defence attachés to Uganda urged to maintain mutual cooperation

(Last Updated On: 23 August 2023)

Kampala | Defence Attachés accredited to Uganda have been urged to maintain and strengthen the existing mutual cooperation between Uganda and their respective countries.

Colonel Julius Mbaine who represented the Chief of Military Intelligence during an interface between senior Officers of the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces and the Defence attachés who had paid a courtesy call to the Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs, Mbuya, said.

“Together we can ensure the security and promote stability both in Uganda and outside the country,” said Col Mbaine.

The Dean of Defence Attachés who doubles as the UK Defence attaché to Uganda, Lt Col Barrington Barnes Toby thanked the UPDF leadership for maintaining and ensuring the stability of Uganda and Africa at large.

Lt Col Barrington on behalf of other Defence attachés promised to maintain the existing mutual cooperation between Uganda and their respective countries.

The attachés were briefed on the current security situation in Uganda, highlights on Operation Shujaa, disarmament operation in Karamoja, ATMIS, Refugee situation, Cyber threats, among others.

The meeting was attended by Defence attachés from Republic of Korea, Russia, Rwanda, France, Egypt, South Sudan, United States of America, Kenya, South Africa, among others.

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