- Published: 07 July 2016
On the sidelines of the 4th July 2016 ceremony to mark 40 years since operation Jonathan at Entebbe Airport, the UPDF Chief of Defense Forces Gen Edward Katumba Wamala met with Maj Gen Yair Golan, the Deputy Chief of the Israel Defence Forces General Staff. The two Military Leaders discussed possible areas of mutual co-operation such as collaboration in the fight against terrorism and general professionalization of the UPDF. Israel Defense Forces is famous for its expertise in building capacity for its partners and therefore offered to support UPDF in that regard.
The meeting was also attended by the UPDF Joint Chief of Staff, Maj Gen Wilson Mbadi, the Deputy CMI for International Affairs Brig Richard Karemire as well as Col Aviezer Segal, the Israel Defense Attache’ to Africa.