President Yoweri Museveni yesterday attended the inaugural ceremony of Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno at a colourful function held at Grand Hotel, N’Djemena in Chad.
President Museveni who was on a two-day official visit to Chad joined over 14 heads of State and Governments including the Presidents of Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Sudan, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Central African Republic, Republic of Guinea and Mali among others to witness the swearing in ceremony.
President Idriss’s swearing-in ceremony consisted of a 21-gun salute, taking of the oath and was later handed instruments of power to take on another term in office as the President of Republic of Chad.
President Idriss in his speech shortly after taking the oath saluted his counterparts for coming to grace his inauguration ceremony saying that their coming demonstrates a close bond of brotherhood existing between respective countries and the people of Chad.
President Museveni later joined other Heads of State and Governments and various delegations to a luncheon hosted at the Hilton Hotel in N’Djemena by President Idriss Deby.