Entebbe –President Yoweri Museveni has mourned former US President George Herbert Walker Bush who died yesterday aged 94.
President Museveni said former President Bush was a man of outstanding political credentials, guiding America and the world towards the end of the Cold War.
“On Uganda’s and my own behalf, I join the Americans and the rest of the world to mourn the passing of His Excellency George H. W. Bush,” said President Museveni.
Bush’s passing comes just months after the death in April of his wife and revered first lady Barbara Bush — his “most beloved woman in the world” — to whom he was married for 73 years.
The 41st American president served from 1989 to 1993. Prior to assuming the presidency, Bush – a renown foreign policy realist had served as the 43rd Vice President of the United States from 1981 to 1989.