General Salim Saleh is a a senior presidential advisor to Uganda’s President Museveni and a high-ranking military officer in the Uganda People’s Defence Force, the armed forces of Uganda.
General Salim Saleh Biography, Age, DoB, General, Uganda, Background.
Salim Saleh was born on 14th January 1960.
Salim Saleh is a brother of the current President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni, and an adviser to the President on military matters.
In 1976, aged 16, he left Kako Secondary School in Masaka to join the Front for National Salvation (FRONASA), a Tanzania-based rebel group formed and led by his brother Yoweri Museveni to fight against the regime of Idi Amin.
In 2005, Salim Saleh, then a Lieutenant General, was one of the pioneer class to graduate from the Uganda Senior Command and Staff College at Kimaka in Jinja.
Prior to the 2006 General Elections, Salim Saleh went back to school and obtained an A-level certificate, the minimum requirement to become a member of parliament in Uganda.
Salim Saleh served as Minister of State for Microfinance from 2006 to 2008.