President Yoweri Museveni left this afternoon for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to attend a multilateral meeting with the USA President, His Excellency Barrack Obama, and other African leaders.
The multilateral summit is on the South Sudan peace process and regional counterterrorism measures.
This summit is a consultation on how to make progress in the vexing subject.
Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, and Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta, have led talks on restoring peace in South Sudan under the auspices of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD).
Also present is the South Sudan Foreign Minister, Marial Benjamin, and African Union Chairman Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma.
Before leaving for Ethiopia, Museveni commissioned the First Concrete pouring at the Isimba Hydropower project in Kayunga District, this morning.
Development of this project comes in line with the hydropower master plan which the NRM government put in place to enable planned development of the country’s hydropower resources.
Government took decision to commence construction of two power projects (Karuma and Isimba) simultaneously in order to increase the power consumption per capita from the current low level of 150 kWH to at least 500 kWH within the next 4 years.