The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uganda, Mr. Bagiire Vincent Waiswa has this afternoon received Mr. Stephen Wamala a Ugandan National evacuated from Kabul, Afghanistan who was working with an Afghan wireless communication company as a heavy equipment engineer.
Mr. Wamala was evacuated by the US Government at the request of the Government of Uganda to an Air-Force base in Berlin, Germany.
He traveled back to Uganda on Friday 3rd September 2021 aboard an SN Brussels flight from Frankfurt to Entebbe. His travel expenses and related costs were met by the Embassy of the Republic of Uganda in Berlin – Germany.
Recalling his experience in Kabul during the unrest and takeover, Mr. Wamala thanked both Governments of Uganda and the United States of America for all the assistance accorded to safely evacuate him from Kabul, Afghanistan to Berlin, Germany.
The Permanent Secretary welcomed Mr. Wamala back home and acknowledged his gratitude and wished him well. Mr. Wamala joins (13) thirteen other Ugandans who had been evacuated earlier. He is healthy, safe and ready to proceed to his home in Kitagwenda District.