Busoga Kingdom’s Second Deputy Prime Minister, Owekitiibwa Osman Ahmed Noor yesterday paid a courtesy visit to the US Mission in Uganda. The visit was intended to pave the way for development and working partnership between the Mission and the Busoga Kingdom.
The meeting at the Mission officers in Nsambya, Kampala, was attended by the US Mission’s Public Affairs Officer Ronald Hawkins, the Embassy Spokesperson Phil Dimon, Sophie Bangi the American Centre Director, and Salamah Magnuson a US Embassy official.
In the one and a half-hour meeting, Owek. Osman Ahmed Noor was flanked by Busoga Kingdom’s Deputy Spokesperson David Isabirye Aga, and NBS Group’s Michael Muwanguzi and Ibrahim Shamir Byakika.
While discussing ways to promote culture and tourism, end gender-based violence and human trafficking, avail safe water, and skill youths among other topical issues, Owek. Osman thanked the US Embassy for their role as development partners in Uganda.
“Busoga Kingdom is working hard and tirelessly to create synergies with development partners to change the lives of our people. It will be a pleasure to partner with the US Mission in the development of Busoga,” he said.
Mr Hawkins pledged the US Mission’s support towards the safe water program and skilling of the youth in Busoga Kingdom especially. He also promised to lead a delegation from the US Embassy to attend the Royal Birthday Dinner next week on Saturday 23rd November at the Busoga Kingdom Palace on Igenge Hill.