First Lady salutes the Aga Khan - 2009-02-07
THE First Lady, Janet Museveni, has paid tribute to the Aga Khan Foundation for its contribution to the development of Uganda, particularly in the education sector, a State House statement said on Friday.
Mrs. Museveni made the comment at State House, Nakasero during a meeting with Princess Zahra Aga Khan, daughter of His Highness the Aga Khan. The princess is in Uganda for a conference on health issues.
According to the statement, Mrs. Museveni noted that the Aga Khan Foundation has played a big role in Africa, especially in Uganda where the organisation has focused on educational institutions, including a university.
She encouraged the foundation to continue with the projects to enhance the development of Uganda for the benefit of wananchi.
Mrs. Museveni and her guest also discussed issues pertaining to family health care, especially matters that affect and impact on mothers and children. Princess Zahra Aga Khan was accompanied by the Resident Representative of the Aga Khan in Uganda, Mr. Mahmood Ahmed.