President meets High Command

Wednesday, February 13, 2019


President Yoweri Museveni who is also the Commander in Chief of the Uganda armed forces has met with the UPDF High Command in a meeting that took place at State House Entebbe yesterday.

The High Command, which is the top decision-making organ of the UPDF, discussed among other things the security situation in the country and expressed satisfaction with the prevailing security in the country.

Other areas of discussion included issues of integration as a guarantor of strategic security on the continent.

The meeting saluted the people of Acholi sub-region and Ugandans in general, for actively participating in the just concluded activities marking Tarehe Sita celebrations in Kitgum district.

The Commander in chief consults the high command on national security issues from time to time.

The High command comprises the President as the chairperson, The Minister of Defence, the Chief of Defence Forces and his Deputy, service commanders, Chief of Staff, Division Commanders among others.