Kampala, 9 October 2023 (TDI): Uganda celebrated its 61st Independence Day with great fervor and enthusiasm, as dignitaries from around the world gathered to honor this significant milestone.

The ceremony was held at a prominent venue in Kitgum. It witnessed the presence of esteemed foreign representatives, reaffirming Uganda’s standing on the global stage.

State Foreign Affairs Minister from the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Shakhboot Nahyan Al Nahyan also attended the remarkable day.

Ambassadors from Pakistan, China, South Sudan, Denmark, and Sweden and a number of other distinguished delegates graced the event.

They raised the event with their distinguished presence, highlighting the importance of international relations and camaraderie. Their attendance emphasized the strong bonds shared between Uganda and these nations, fostering cooperation and solidarity.

Notably, the Vice President of the Republic of Burundi, Prosper Bazombanza attended the ceremony. He also stressed strengthening bilateral ties and promoting unity across the African continent.

The presence of these dignitaries underscored the shared vision of prosperity and development for Uganda and its people.

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Republic of Burundi’s Vice President, Prosper Bazombanza attended the Uganda Independence Day ceremony in Kitgum

In a remarkable gesture, even beyond the physical presence, various state Ambassadors, both from Africa and Europe, sent warm greetings to Uganda, acknowledging its journey towards progress and offering best wishes for the future.

This global acknowledgment amplified Uganda’s position as a nation with promising growth and development prospects.

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The 61st Independence Day of Uganda will be remembered as a momentous occasion. It was filled with a sense of unity, hope, and the promise of a brighter future for the nation and its people.

Furthermore, the renowned tech giant Google commemorated Uganda’s Independence Day by altering its doodle on the search engine’s homepage.

The modification showcased Uganda’s national colors and symbolic representations, highlighting the importance of this historical occasion. In the age of social media, the world joined in the celebration through various platforms.