Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Museveni thanked Ugandans for the discipline they displayed as the country hosted the two international summits; – the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) and G-77 plus China recently.
In his address on the eve of the NRM Day Celebrations in Jinja today, the president singled out the UPDF Engineering Brigade which built the new passenger terminal at Entebbe International Airport, and city tycoon Sudhir Ruparelia, whose company put together the construction of the world-class conference facility — the Speke Resort Convention Centre at Munyonyo in record time.
It took Sudhir’s group of companies the Ruparelia Group one year and two days to complete the facility.
On the other hand, the UPDF Engineering Brigade took over the terminal’s construction at the airport, worked day and night, and delivered on record time.
Speaking on Thursday evening, President Museveni, who also praised Ugandans for welcoming the visitors warmly said: “There were 1918 delegates from 129 Countries, Sixteen Presidents, nine Vice Presidents, sixteen Prime Ministers, seven Special categories, coming into Uganda by Airlines and 32 private jets,” he added.
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