By Xpress Times Reporter
The Indian High Commission in Uganda commissioned the ‘Indian Corner’ at Victoria University library a move looked at a way of promoting education and culture at the university.
Ugandan students will now learn more about Indian culture without flying out of the country.
The Indian Ambassador to Uganda Mr. Ravi Shankar was recently at Victoria University to open the Indian Corner inside the University’s library. In the corner, you can find all sorts of books talking about the history and culture of India.
The Vice-Chancellor Victoria University Assoc Prof. Dr. Krishna N. Sharma said the partnership is ‘one of the steps we are taking for social integration and global citizenship.’ “You can visit our library to understand every detail about the Indian culture, health, education and life,” he said.
The Indian High Commissioner (ambassador) said Uganda and India have good bilateral relations. He noted that many Ugandan students have studied their higher level education in India. He noted that these students have overtime fallen in love with the country.
He added that the ‘Indian Corner’ at Victoria University Library will not only help Indians in Uganda learn more about Indian culture, and education among other things, but also Ugandans who like reading and adventure.