Uganda will on Saturday 9th June 2018 Celebrate 29th Heroes Day Anniversary to collectively remember our heroes and heroines who have sacrificed their lives for this country.
While addressing the Press at Uganda Media Center, Hon. Esther Mbayo, the Minister for Presidency said Heroes’ Day is an occasion for all of us to re assure those gallant sons and daughters of Uganda; that their labors, their sweat, sacrifices and extraordinary efforts, will remain a cherished memory. Looking back to their efforts, today we are able to reflect upon the spirited journey this country has made over the last three decades to realize meaningful peace and dignity of all Ugandans.
June 9th is a day to conduct an honest self-assessment of our collective effort in living for the aspirations which our compatriots dearly cherished. It is also a time to celebrate the success and achievements registered towards transforming our motherland into modern and prosperous Nation.
The 29th heroes Day Anniversary celebration will be held under the theme:“Remembering our Heroes who kept the faith and fought the fight; the duty to enrich their gains is ours”
H.E the President of the Republic of Uganda, Gen. Yoweri K. Museveni will preside over the National Celebration which will be held at Our lady of Fatima Catholic Parish, Birembo Primary School Grounds, Birembo Sub-county, Kakumiro District.
At this Occasion, the country will be honored to host the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, H.E Abiy Ahamed Ali. The two heads of state will be joined by government officials and other dignitaries.
H.E the President of the Republic of Uganda will award a special medal (The most excellent order of the Pearl of Africa – The Grand Master) to his guest H.E Abiy Ahamed Ali. This is the Highest Order that is awarded to Heads of State and government.