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Ugandans in Malaysia celebrate Independence anniversary

By Vision Reporter

Added 12th October 2017 02:25 PM

It was the first independence celebration since the Mission was established in Malaysia in 2015

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Ambassador Hyuha and the guests cutting cake

Ambassador Dorothy Samali Hyuha, hosted a dinner to celebrate Uganda’s 55th Independence Anniversary at the Intercontinental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Grand ball room on Monday.

It was the first independence celebration since the mission was established in Malaysia in 2015. 

In her message, Malaysia’s foreign affairs minister Hon. Dato’Sri Anifah Aman said:

“I have the honour to extend my warmest congratulations and best wishes to Your Excellency on this joyous occasion of the 55th Anniversary of the Independence Day of the republic of Uganda.

"I sincerely hope that our two countries will continue to be engaged in achieving mutually beneficial co-operation, for their well-being and prosperity of our people”.

In her speech, Ambassador Hyuha urged the guests to bask in the jubilation mood as Uganda celebrates Independence Day.

“I am delighted to serve in Malaysia where the Government of Uganda has cordial bilateral relations which have existed for a long time". 

 Hyuha said she wished to specifically recognise MAPE, Cloud 10 and the tourism sector in Malaysia and the business community for honouring the invitation.

“You have energised me and our business trajectory between our two sister countries will grow from strength to strength,” she said 

Addressing the large turn-up of Ugandan diaspora, she said “I am impressed with your active participation in the national event as evidenced here today.

"Most Ugandan diaspora possess impressive knowledge, skills, talents and financial resources that have already significantly contributed to the host country and home. I encourage all the Uganda Diaspora to register with the Uganda High Commission”


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