On Thursday, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar visited Kampala, Uganda, for a two-day summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM). His visit is part of a two-nation tour of Uganda and Nigeria.
Dr. S. Jaishankar will lead the Indian delegations to the 19th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement on January 19–20. It is expected that he will meet with Ugandan leaders and counterparts from several other NAM members. Later, Minister of State for External Affairs V Miraleedharan will represent India at the G-77 Third South Summit on January 21 and 22.
On his arrival today, Dr S Jaishankar shared a post on X along with some photographs. He tweeted that it was an honour to represent India at the summit and thanked the host government for the warm welcome. He also thanked the African Union for hosting the summit.
To support Uganda in hosting the NAM and G77 grouping summits, India has donated 10 buses, 5 ambulances, 10 tractors, and a few flag poles.
The NAM Summit is held under Uganada’s leadership and will bring together 120 developing nations. The summit’s theme is “Deepening Cooperation for Shared Global Affluence.” The summit will hold official discussions between ministerial and senior officials.