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Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, has arrived in Uganda to promote bilateral security among both nations, media reports said.

Rajapaksa was received by Uganda’s State minister of Defense, General Jeje Odong at Entebbe Airport on Friday.

The Sri Lankan High Commissioner to Uganda, Vellupillai Kananathan, said Mr. Rajapaksa is here on a working state visit and would spend five days in Uganda.

“The visiting defence secretary 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.

He said Rajapaksa will also visit Murchison falls national park and Lugazi Sugar Corporation to promote cooperation in sugar production. Sri Lanka is a leading sugar producer.

Kananathan said there were a number of Sri Lanka 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.(New Vision-Uganda)

  Comments - 30

  • Namal Baby Saturday, 20 July 2013 07:57 PM

    Uganda awe...!!

    MyLanka Tuesday, 23 July 2013 05:51 AM

    Gota is probably one of the only few who is actually doing something for the country. I personally support his work.

    Our Fate Monday, 22 July 2013 11:25 AM

    Cricket Trip Expenses List are as follows:
    1- Luxry Hotel Rooms.
    2- First class werstern wine drinks (for this comedy makers)
    3- Business Class Air Ticket
    4- Bllot proof limousine - (transport) for round up
    5- Other entertainment expenses.
    So the conclusion is this
    Chintanaya = Pawlpakse personal Enjoyment by public fund
    will result country become famine due to high inflation. "Ummbala apita vote kalla...dan Apiey RATA HADAnawa with honda chintanayeng.....

    We voted for MR. Tthinking that "chintanaya" at least hereafter will do a good job to public since the WAR also not there. But when we consider all finally, government waited until the election is over very trickily to increase the prices of gas and fuel. WE hope these INCOME will also help to waived the part of expenses "creicket Tour to india".
    Pawlrajapakse Godda....Jananthawa Walay!!!...suba anagatak ...suba chintanayak

    5555 Monday, 22 July 2013 06:26 AM

    You will pay in this world plus the next.....

    N. Mithra Monday, 22 July 2013 03:45 AM

    The word is that he has gone to 'fix' a place for Mervyn Silva.

    Silva de Mervin Sunday, 21 July 2013 05:13 PM

    Look like Medumullana investment fund is flowing into Uganda!!!

    Saman Sunday, 21 July 2013 02:55 PM

    Did he forget Swaziland. Ideal for security and to invest with good returns and a good harvest.

    sahdi Sunday, 21 July 2013 02:19 PM

    ANGODA is best place him to visit.....

    Cobra Sunday, 21 July 2013 01:35 PM

    Motada manda!

    radan Sunday, 21 July 2013 10:34 AM

    as long as he dont create racism among uganda people .

    OMG Sunday, 21 July 2013 09:37 AM

    Please go to some popular country for once.

    truth Sunday, 21 July 2013 09:08 AM

    Gotay is on 5 days holiday. Has he done something wrong in SL?

    mervyn Perera Sunday, 21 July 2013 08:37 AM

    Can we please know in what airlines he went. Are the Rajapakses investing our money in this country and building hotels and tourists resorts.

    sandman Sunday, 21 July 2013 07:51 AM

    Maybe some Minerals and natural riches in Uganda or an Israeli connection somewhere..................................................................

    Truth Hurts Sunday, 21 July 2013 01:21 AM


    branu Saturday, 20 July 2013 10:30 AM

    First you must find solution internal problem, you have created racism within the country now you act like baby.

    abu Saturday, 20 July 2013 07:15 PM

    where elese he can go? America?

    shihan Saturday, 20 July 2013 05:46 PM

    Stay there itself.........

    Shane Saturday, 20 July 2013 04:50 PM

    They can keep him if they want.

    Porky Pig Saturday, 20 July 2013 03:53 PM

    Not only minorities, all peace loving and people who are against corruption and violence.

    Porky Pig Saturday, 20 July 2013 03:47 PM

    Sri Lanka is a leading sugar producing country? Not sure about that. We do have a "Minister of Sugar"!

    upuli Saturday, 20 July 2013 03:35 PM

    Looks like Daily Mirror approve only anti-Gota comments as usual

    Mouth Taped Shut Not Saturday, 20 July 2013 03:18 PM

    Security? Defenses? How far away is Uganda? Is either country expecting an attack, say from Bhutan?

    Monkey Joe Saturday, 20 July 2013 03:00 PM

    Visiting Idi Amin's ghosts ?

    Mewan Saturday, 20 July 2013 02:34 PM

    What are you commenting men. What hatred he has created. Don't show your hatred to others.

    Krishna Saturday, 20 July 2013 02:18 PM

    He may do wonders there.

    NaraLowaHolman Saturday, 20 July 2013 01:09 PM

    Hope you will come back safely. Because the hatred you have created among our SRI LANKAN minorites may return as a curse.

    Channa Saturday, 20 July 2013 10:57 AM

    You are the one who acts like baby .

    HK Saturday, 20 July 2013 10:54 AM

    What we have to do with Uganda ! Better go north east !

    raspi Saturday, 20 July 2013 10:28 AM


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