The UPDF Chief of Military Intelligence Maj Gen James Birungi has met his Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) counterpart Maj Gen Michel Mandiangu Mbala.
The meeting was at the Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs Headquarters in Mbuya.
Maj Gen Birungi congratulated the DRC upon their admission to the East African Community and observed that it is important to have such engagements on matters of mutual interest and national security between the two sister countries.
On his part, Maj Gen Mbandiangu said the meeting is an opportunity to update themselves on the joint operations the two countries are engaged in, particularly Operation Shujaa in Eastern DRC against the Allied Democratic Forces terrorists.
Giving an update on the operation today morning, the Commander of Land Forces Lt Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba, said: "... All ADF units and their families are fleeing from their long time strongholds of Mwalika and Kikingi. They are running as fast as they can to the north, they are running from our 15th Battalion that is advancing on Mwalika.
The meeting was also attended by the Deputy Chief of Military Intelligence Brig Gen Abdul Rugumayo, Assistant Deputy CMI In Charge of Intelligence Brig Gen Tom Kabuye, senior UPDF officers, the FARDC Director of External Relations, FARDC Director Analysis among others.