Turkish Embassy gives support to Entebbe Muslim Clerics

By Harriet Asingura

The Turkish Embassy in Uganda led by Ambassador H.E Fikret Kerem ALP with Entebbe Mayor Vincent Kayanja Depaul generously donated 11 bicycles to selected Imams in Entebbe on Friday 29th 2020

The handover ceremony took place at the Entebbe Municipal Council Offices with several Muslim Leaders and political heads in attendance including Entebbe Muslim District Chairman Hajji Edrisa Matovu and Twale Chairman Hajji Sowed Sserumaga.

From L-R; Hajji Sowed Ssemakula, Mayor Kayanja Depaul (centre) and the Turkish Consular at the Handover ceremony

“The bicycles will be helping the Muslim leaders in terms of transporting selves while serving the community, this year I have decided to donate these bicycles to Entebbe Imams, to ease their transport while serving the community and I promise to continue supporting them in every thing”, the Consular said

The Consular while presenting the Ambassador’s message to those present at the ceremony added that he is happy to have been able to fulfill his pledge to the Muslim leadership and hopes to continue supporting the Muslim fraternity.

” In terms of transport Muslim leaders have been suffering a lot , where by most of them their homes are far away to the mosque.
I appreciate the Turkish embassy for your support to our leaders and continue with that heart,” Hajji Sserumaga said.

Entebbe mayor  Kayanja Vincent Depaul also appreciated the Turkish Embassy for always standing with Ugandans and he hopes that this donation is a begining of a greater diplomatic relationship.

The Mayor calls upon all well wishers to join hands to support Muslim leaders to enable them serve their communities without limitations.

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