Congratulations Joshua Cheptegei for once again making Uganda proud.
He set a new World Record in the men’s 10,000m race when he clocked 26:11:02 to to break Ethiopian running legend Kenenisa Bekele’s 26:17:53 World Record that had stood for fifteen years.
The feat was achieved at the NN World Record Day in Valencia Spain, where Letesenbet Gidey set a new World Record in the Women’s 5,000m race when she clocked 14:06:65 to break fellow Ethiopian Tirunesh Dibaba’s 14:11:15 set twelve years ago.
Bidding Farewell to H.E. Per Lindgärde
There was joy and yet a hard time when I bid farewell to H.E. Per Lindgarde, the Swedish Ambassador this afternoon. Makerere has enjoyed a wonderful relationship with the Embassy during his tenure and I wish him good health and success in his next assignment.
Commissioning CoVAB Golden Jubilee Celebrations
Today I represented the First Lady and Minister of Education and Sports, Hon. Janet Museveni at the commissioning of the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the College of Veterinary Medicine, Animal Resources and Biosecurity (CoVAB). I congratulate the college on their wonderful innovations.