Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni who is currently in Italy on a four-day working visit has met and held talks with Pope Francis.
During the meeting, the Pontiff expressed willingness to visit Uganda.
After the talks, Pope Francis presented the St Martin Medal named after an important missionary in the Catholic church to President Museveni. In return, the president gave Pope Francis a copy of his book, `Sowing the Mustard Seed’ and a portrait of the Crested Crane Uganda’s symbol.
On Sunday, the president visited the Uganda Martyrs’ Catholic Church in Rome, which is dedicated to the Uganda Catholic Martyrs by the Vatican.