The Chief of Defence Forces Gen David Muhoozi, has said the army is ready to always support the talents of its officers saying that is the reason as to why Uganda emerged the best in the EAC Military Games held in Kenya.
He noted that the force will continue putting more in supporting talents of its officers.
He made the remarks while flagging off the first International race motocross event at Busiika Motocross Arena (BMA) on Sunday.
The event was purposely organised to appreciate the work done by the Armed forces to keep Uganda safe and secure.
He thanked the organisers of the race for taking a unique step of appreciating the armed forces.
“We have and shall continue to serve Ugandans and continue to make Uganda safe for everyone to contribute to the prosperity of the country, East Africa and Africa in general, “he said.
The occasion attracted renown national and international riders from Belgium, DRC, France, Germany, Israel, South Africa, USA and the host Uganda.
“We are even more energised and our morale is high to see private entities coming up to appreciate us. We rarely get such events to honour us. On behalf of all Armed forces, I say thank you and Alluta continua”, Gen. Muhoozi said.
He called upon all the corporate entities to partner with UPDF in other activities that benefit the population including the annual celebrations of Armed Forces Day.
The vice president Motocross Uganda, Barack Orland applauded the UPDF for accepting the offer and promised to stay the course and have the event held annually.
He thanked the sponsors of the event and urged them to always actively get engaged with the UPDF and other sister agencies to encourage them to continue offering the excellent services.