AVMCH was honoured and felt privileged to welcome Her Excellency Dr Dinah Grace Akello, Ambassador for India, the Republic of Uganda, on 05.03.2022. Her Excellency was received by the Chancellor Dr A.S. Ganesan, VMRF (DU), Dr Anuradha Ganesan, Director, VMRF, J. Samuel Suresh, Member, BoM, VMRF, Dr P.F. Kotur, Dean, AVMC, Dr V.N. Mahalakshmi Dean HPE, AVMC, HOIs and HODs AVMC. As a pride of her visit, she planted a tree in front of the Mini Auditorium to mark her support to enhance the ecology of the environment of the AVMC Campus.
As part of the programme, the Dean made a presentation highlighting the accomplishment of AVMC. According to the culture and customs of India, the students of AVMC performed on the occasion. Dr Abdul Kani, the Green man of India, was also felicitated. Her Excellency Hon’ble Dinah Grace Akello gave her keynote address by stating that “Indian women are strong and declared that the Republic of Uganda is keen to have an academic and cultural Collaboration”. Dr A.S. Ganesan, Hon’ble Chancellor, VMRF (DU), remarked and endorsed the reciprocated feelings and emphasised the thrust areas could be Research, Yoga and the specialised areas of Audiology & Speech language pathology.
During the student’s interaction with Her Excellency, the students asked Her Excellency to advise the young generation. J. Suresh Samuel, Member, BOM, thanked the dignitaries for a visit. The National Anthem of India, followed by the National Anthem of the Republic of Uganda, was sung to respect both nations.