By Ritah Kemigisa.
President Yoweri Museveni is set to be honored with a Peace award for promoting peace not only with in Africa but the world at large.
Speaking ahead of the Global Peace Leadership conference to be held in Munyonyo from 1st to 2nd August, the minister for Public Service Muruli Mukasa said president Museveni’s efforts towards peace building cannot go unnoticed and unrewarded for all the years he has been in power.
Meanwhile Muruli says the conference seeks to among other things; find new innovative solutions for sustainable peace and development within the East African and Great Lakes regions.
He adds that the resolutions from this conference that will attract people from various disciplines will pave the way for the declaration on peace and new strategies shall be adopted.
The conference will attract thousands of peace experts with Kenya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta and South Sudan’s Salva Kirr expected to attend.