**In the group picture from left to right: Maj Herbert Nabimanya, Col. Ahmed Fahmy, Brig. Gen. Osama Abdel Motteleb, Brig. Muhoozi Kainerugaba, Ambassador Ahmed Abdu Aziz Moustafa and Col. Muzeeyi Sabiiti in a picture taken at the SFC Hqs Entebbe.
The Egyptian government has decided to appoint a Defense Attaché to Uganda to strengthen cooperation between the two countries, its ambassador to Uganda, Mr. Ahmed Abdu Aziz Moustafahas said.
Col. Ahmed Fahmy, who has already arrived in the country, will take up his new office upon clearance by Uganda’s Ministry of Foreign affairs. He becomes Egypt’s first ever military Defense Attaché to the country in history.
Mr. Moustafa, who was accompanied by the Cairo head of foreign attaches’ branch in the Egyptian Military Intelligence Brig. Gen. Osama Abdel Motteleb and Col. Ahmed Fahmy said this recently during a courtesy visit to the Special Forces Command headquarters in Entebbe. The delegation was received by the UPDF Special Forces Commander Brig. Muhoozi Kainerugaba and his deputy Col. Muzeeyi Sabiiti.
The Ambassador hailed the friendly and cordial relations between the two countries and thanked Uganda for her steadfast friendship in difficult times.
He also commended President Yoweri Museveni for his deep and incisive knowledge about the events unfolding in Egypt which he said had allowed the president to make the correct calls and positions on the country.
Brig. Kainerugaba observed that the two countries had maintained a solid working relationship and partnership despite the hardships, and singled out the strong military cooperation between the armies of the two countries. He said Egypt had consistently provided opportunities for UPDF officers to train in their country, and praised the strength and experience of the Egyptian military.