Defense Secretary Gotabaya Rajabaksa has jetted into Uganda to promote bilateral security among both nations, New Vision, Uganda’s leading daily reported today.
The Sri Lankan High Commissioner to Uganda, Vellupillai Kananathan, said Rajapaksa is in Uganda on a working state visit and would spend five days in the country.
“He will have a chance to meet with President Museveni, and the Commander of Defense Forces to discuss defense issues and also meet a technical team from the ministry of defense,” Kananathan said.
Kananathan said there were a number of Sri Lankan investors in Uganda and more have showed interest in coming.
Last November Museveni visited Sri Lanka at the invitation of his counterpart, Mahinda Rajapaksa and during the visit Sri Lanka agreed to refurbish Masulita Vocational Training Center in Kakiri.
Sri Lanka has per capita income US$2,877 compared to that of Uganda of US$500.