Need for closer cooperation between Indian and Ugandan Parliaments: Ansari

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Kampala [Uganda], Feb.24 (ANI): Indian Vice President M. Hamid Ansari and Speaker of the Parliament of Uganda Rebecca A. Kadaga have reiterated the need for closer cooperation between the parliaments of the two countries, especially in the domain of capacity building and parliamentary exchanges. Speaker Kadaga requested for India's assistance for training of Ugandan diplomats. Vice President Ansari expressed India's readiness to support Uganda in this regard. The vice president pointed out that India and Uganda have similar demographic profiles and disease burden and face similar changes related to health and well-being of our populations. At the end of his visit, Vice President Ansari thanked Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni for the warm hospitality extended to him and his delegation during their stay in Uganda. (ANI)