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H.E DR. JOHN POMBE JOSEPH MAGUFULI IN UGANDA FOR A THREE DAY VISIT

Friday, 10th November 2017
H.E Dr. John Pombe Joseph Magufuli, President of the United Republic of Tanzania (Left) and his host H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni (Right)

At the invitation of His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda, His Excellency Dr. John Pombe Joseph Magufuli, President of the United Republic of Tanzania, paid a three-day State Visit to the Republic of Uganda from 9th to 11th November, 2017. 

The two Heads of State launched the Mutukula One Stop Border Post, a modern facility that will ease movement of persons and goods across the common border, contribute towards strengthening East African Community integration and boost trade.

Pursuant to the commitment by their Excellencies to the implementation of the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project, they laid a Cross-Border Mark Stone at Luzinga Village, Kyotera District where the pipeline will cross the two countries, and thereafter they addressed a rally at Kyotera District Headquarters grounds.

In a cordial and friendly atmosphere, the two Heads of State held Official Talks at Masaka State Lodge on a wide range of bilateral, regional and international issues. Their Excellencies also witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Cooperation between Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation and Uganda Broadcasting Corporation as well as an MOU between the Uganda Police Force and the Tanzania Police Force on Security Matters.

See Attached Joint Communique here

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