Leadership

Hon. Henry Oryem Okello (MP) | Minister of State for Foreign Affairs (International Affairs)

Henry Oryem Okello is a politician and lawyer by profession. He is the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs (International Affairs). He was appointed to that position in 2005. In the cabinet reshuffles of 1 June 2006,that of 16 February 2009, and that of 27 May 2011, he retained his cabinet post. He has previously served as State Minister for Sports, from 2001 until 2005. He was born in Chwa County in Kitgum District on 21 January 1960. His late father is General Tito Lutwa Okello (19141996), who served as President of Uganda between July 1985 and January 1986.

Work experience and achievements:
He practiced as a legal executive between 1988 and 2000, in the United Kingdom. In 2001, he was elected to represent Chwa County, Kitgum District, in the Ugandan Parliament, serving in that position until 2006. He was appointed Minister of State for Education and Sports, responsible for sports, serving in that capacity concurrent with his parliamentary responsibilities, until 2005. In 2005 he was appointed to his current ministerial position. Between 2001 and 2005, he served as the Anglophone Vice President, Supreme Council for Sports in Africa

Highlights

MONSIGNOR AUGUSTINE KASUJJA ASSUMES POSITION AS APOSTOLIC NUNCIO IN BELGIUM, 23rd-May 2017

Most Reverend Msgr. Augustine Kasujja, a Ugandan has assumed his position as Apostolic Nuncio in Belgium.

UGANDAN COMPANIES EXHIBIT IN RIMINI, ITALY MACFRUT 2017, 16th-May 2017

Seven Ugandan companies have participated in the 34th Edition of MACFRUT 2017, in Rimini, Italy, where they showcased some horticultural commodities including cayenne pepper, red pepper, ginger and green beans from 10th-12th May 2017.

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI ON BURUNDI, "WE SHOULD NEVER NEGLECT ANY OPPORTUNITY FOR DIALOGUE", 13th-May 2017

President Yoweri Museveni has said he will highlight the issue of a joint move to Burundi by the lead facilitator and mediator in an effort to urge all stakeholders to engage in dialogue, to the EAC heads of state at the upcoming summit.
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