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Museveni Backs Dual Citizenship

By Vision Reporter

Added 16th March 2002 03:00 AM

PRESIDENT Yoweri Museveni has backed demands by Ugandans living abroad for dual citizenship.

PRESIDENT Yoweri Museveni has backed demands by Ugandans living abroad for dual citizenship. Felix Osike reports that Museveni, however, said only Ugandans living in distant countries like the United States and Canada should be granted dual citizenship. There are over 100,000 Ugandans living in the US and Canada. “For Canada and the US, we may have to think of how to make them stay there. I do not want dual citizenship with neighbours because it brings confusion,” Museveni told Parliament on Thursday. He was responding to a question from MP Mutebi Kityo (Mawokota South) on why Uganda does not adopt a policy on export of labour like Lebanon. The Constitution does not allow Ugandan citizens dual citizenship. of other countries. Ends

Museveni Backs Dual Citizenship

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