Former Prime Minister Mr Amama Mbabazi urged Ugandans who are part of the NRM-United Kingdom Chapter and Ireland Branch to cultivate a clear ideological stance and play an active role in protecting and promoting Uganda’s image on the global stage.
Mr Mbabazi, who doubles as African Global Security Foundation Chairperson said this during a meeting with the group at the Uganda High Commission, London on Monday, June 19, 2023.
The meeting was met with warm appreciation from Mbabazi, who expressed his gratitude for the kind and timely gesture despite facing some opposition during his stay in London.
Mbabazi acknowledged the demonstrations held by five Ugandans in front of his hotel, recognising that not everyone wished him well. He said his recovery was progressing steadily.
Notably, Rt. Hon. Mbabazi gave a lecture of opportunity to the members on patriotism and NRM ideological thinking. He asked Ugandan diasporas to be ideologically clear, and as well, protect & promote Uganda’s image globally.
Additionally, the former NRM Secretary General told the group to invest back home, as Uganda presents more opportunities to be prosperous, because of the conducive investment ambience due to prevailing peace. He also urged them to embrace science and technology to change society.
A prominent NRM United Kingdom Chapter member, Mulimira Moses, thanked Rt. Hon. Mbabazi for the meaningful engagement, regarding the socio-economic transformation of Ugandan diasporas.
The meeting and subsequent engagement with Mbabazi served as a reaffirmation of the NRM UK and Ireland Branch’s commitment to its mission and the promotion of unity and progress. diaspora and at home.
“We were honoured to visit Rt. Hon Amama Mbabazi and deliver our heartfelt get well soon message. His resilience and dedication to Uganda’s progress continue to inspire us. We are grateful for his wise counsel, and we are committed to working together towards a united and prosperous NRM UK and Ireland Branch,” the Chairman of NRM UK and Ireland branch, Allan Olara, said.