Uganda signs Agreement on military intelligence

Uganda signs Agreement on military intelligence

Uganda and Egypt have signed an agreement on sharing military intelligence.

A statement issued by the Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) deputy spokesperson, Lt. Col. Deo Akiiki, said the military co-operation between the two countries are of mutual interests.

The memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed between the Egyptian Intelligence (CMI) and Uganda’s Chieftaincy of Military intelligence (CMI) at Mbuya yesterday.

Akiiki said the pact will enable both agencies to collectively share resourceful Intelligence on a regular basis, which is necessary to combat the expanded threat of terrorism and other sophisticated forms of crime.

The Chief of CMI, Maj. Gen. of CMI while the deputy head of the MID, Maj. Gen. Sameh Saber El-Degwi represented MID.

Saber led a four-member delegation on a four-day working visit in the country, from April 4-8, 2021.

The signing of the protocol was also witnessed by the Egyptian Defense attaché to Uganda, Brig. Gen. Osama Salim, the deputy chief of Military Intelligence Brig Charles Asiimwe and other senior officers from both the Ugandan and Egyptian intelligence agencies.