According to a State House release, the rescheduling was to enable conclusion of on-going consultations with other key stakeholders
President Yoweri Museveni
President Yoweri Museveni has today held a consultative meeting with members of the Inter-Religious Council and the Elders Forum at State House, Entebbe. During their deliberations, it was agreed that the launch of the National Dialogue be postponed from 21st November to 18thDecember 2018.
According to a State House release, the rescheduling was to enable conclusion of on-going consultations with other key stakeholders on issues pertaining to the National Dialogue.
At the meeting this afternoon, President Museveni emphasized that, the importance of the National Dialogue was for the promotion of stability and prosperity. He further stressed broad-based involvement and inclusion of different key stakeholders, according to the release.
Dignitaries at the meeting included: Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, Prime Minister Dr.Ruhakana Rugunda, NRM Secretary General, Kasule Justine Lumumba, Chief Whip, Ruth Nankabirwa, Mufti of Uganda, Sheikh Shaban Mubajje, Outgoing Chairman of the Uganda Episcopal Conference Archbishop John Baptist Odama of Gulu,, Cyprian Kizito Lwanga Archbishop of Kampala and Justice James Ogoola, among others.
At the same meeting, the Attorney General, William Byaruhanga, clarified that Deputy Attorney General, Rukutuna Mwesigwa, had been misquoted when he was alluded recently to have said that Government was not interested in the National Dialogue.
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