The United Arab Emirates (U.A.E) last evening handed over the body of General Aronda Nyakairima to officials from the Ugandan government.
General Nyakairima died enroute from South Korea to the U.A.E city of Dubai aboard an Emirates airline flight.
No cause of death has been publicly released so far.
Yesterday, Cabinet approved the burial arrangement plans made by the Parliament.
Aronda’s body arrives at Entebbe airport Wednesday, 16th September 2015 at about 1pm in the afternoon.
Tomorrow, Thursday, 17th September 2015, his body will lie in State in Parliament for Members to pay tribute.
On Friday, 18th September 2015, a funeral service will be held at Kololo Ceremonial Grounds.
On Sunday 20th September 2015, his remains will be laid to rest in Rukungiri.