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UGANDA HOLDS AN EXCEPTIONAL TOURISM EXHIBITION ON THE BASTILLE DAY ON 14TH JULY 2017

Thursday, 20th July 2017
Uganda has identified tourism as an entry point in realising fast and quick hanging fruits of commercial diplomacy.

An Iranian High Level Business delegation Visits Uganda

Tuesday, 18th July 2017
An Iranian High level business delegation from the Mostazafan Foundation which is under the Iranian Supreme leaderís tutelage visits. This Foundation is a huge business conglomerate with 11 holdings and 150 companies under it in various sectors ranging from agriculture/ agro processing to construction, oil and gas, Petro chemical industry to tourism among others.

UGANDA AND TANZANIA SIGN JOINT MINISTERIAL CO-OPERATION FOR IMPROVEMENT OF PORTS, LAKE VICTORIA INLAND WATERWAYS AND RAILWAY TRANSPORT SERVICES

Thursday, 13th July 2017
The Governments of the Republic of Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania today 13th July 2017 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the Joint Ministerial Co-operation for Improvement of Ports, Lake Victoria Inland Waterways and Railway Transport Services.

Amb. Patrick Mugoya concludes official visit to Beijing

Wednesday, 12th July 2017
On 7th July 2017, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Amb. Patrick Mugoya held meetings with Mr. Zhang Ming, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs and Mr. Lin Songtian, Director General of the Department of African Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Peopleís Republic of China.

HON. OKELLO ORYEM OPENS THE INDUCTION/ORIENTATION FOR THE NEWLY APPOINTED AMBASSADORS

Monday, 10th July 2017

The Minister of State for Foreign Affairs/ International Affairs, Hon. Okello Oryem today 10th July 10, 2017 officially opened the induction and orientation program for newly appointed Heads of Missions and their Deputies at the Civil Service College in Jinja.

 

 

OPENING REMARKS BY H.E. YOWERI KAGUTA MUSEVENI ON UGANDA SOLIDARITY SUMMIT ON REFUGEES

Monday, 26th June 2017
I greet you and welcome you to Uganda. We are happy that you decided to hold this big Conference on Refugees here in Uganda.

ALLEGED COLLABORATION BY SOME UGANDA WILDLIFE AUTHORITY OFFICIALS WITH SOME CHINESE BY NAMES OF LI WEJIN AND YINZHI WHO ARE DIPLOMATS IN THE EMBASSY TO EXPORT IVORY

Monday, 12th June 2017
Reference is made to recent local and international media reports quoting a leaked letter from H.E the President asking the Inspector General of Government to investigate the alleged "collaboration by some Uganda Wildlife Authority officials with some Chinese by the names of Li Wejin and Yinzhi who are diplomats in the Embassy to export ivory", among other issues.

UGANDA'S PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE TO THE UNITED NATIONS IN NEW YORK APPOINTED PRESIDENT OF SOUTH-SOUTH COOPERATION HIGH-LEVEL COMMITTEE

Saturday, 3rd June 2017
The 71st President of the UN General Assembly, Mr Peter Thomson, on 30th May 2016 appointed Uganda's Permanent Representative, to the UN in New York, Amb Adonia Ayebare, President of the High-Level Committee on South-South Cooperation.

UGANDA AND THE DRC HOLD TRANS-BOUNDARY BILATERAL MEETINGS ON MANAGEMENT OF LAKES ALBERT AND EDWARD

Tuesday, 30th May 2017
A 30-person multi-sectoral delegation of Government Officials led by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is in Mahagi, DRC, for a 3-day trans-boundary, bilateral meeting on management of Lakes Albert and Edward.

UGANDA PARTICIPATES IN 8TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING OF HIGH RANKING SECURITY OFFICIALS, ZAVIDOVO, RUSSIA

Tuesday, 30th May 2017
The 8th International Meeting of High-Ranking Security Officials hosted by Russia in Zavidovo, a national park in Varaksino, Tver region, took place in May 23-25, 2017, reports the Uganda Embassy in Moscow.

INNOVATIVE UGANDAN STUDENT SELECTED FOR YOUTH ENERGY SUMMIT PANEL IN MEXICO

Monday, 29th May 2017
Minister of Foreign Affairs; Hon. Sam Kutesa today met with Mr. Brian  Galabuzi Kakembo, a student and founder of the Waste to Energy Youth Initiative (WEYI).

DELEGATION FROM THE NIGERIAN DEFENSE FORCE COLLEGE BRIEFED ON UGANDA'S FOREIGN POLICY AND FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM

Thursday, 25th May 2017
A delegation of Army Officers from the Nigerian Defense Force College on a visit in Uganda themed, Fight Against Terrorism and Insurgence - Lessons from Uganda, visited the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

UGANDA TO BENEFIT MORE FROM THE MASTERCARD SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAMME

Wednesday, 24th May 2017
The Officials of Uganda High Commission Pretoria, led by Charge D'Affaires a.i. Mr Julius Kivuna yesterday (23/5/2017) met with officials from the University of Pretoria in charge of The MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program (MCFSP).

UGANDA AND IRAN SIGN ADDITIONAL MOU ON ESTABLISHMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF UGANDA - IRAN HEALTH CENTRE IN NAGURU

Wednesday, 24th May 2017
The Uganda Police force together with the Association of Muslim physicians without borders signed an MoU on the establishment and management of Uganda-Iran Health Centre at Naguru, Kampala at a ceremony which took place yesterday the 23rd May, 2017 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

MONSIGNOR AUGUSTINE KASUJJA ASSUMES POSITION AS APOSTOLIC NUNCIO IN BELGIUM

Tuesday, 23rd May 2017
Most Reverend Msgr. Augustine Kasujja, a Ugandan has assumed his position as Apostolic Nuncio in Belgium.

Highlights

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI HOSTED BY POTUS, 20th-September 2017

The President of the United States held a  welcoming reception on the evening of Tuesday, 19 September 2017, in honour of the Heads of State or Government, Vice-Presidents and Crown Princes or Princesses participating in the seventy-second session of the General Assembly, at 7.00pm at the Palace Hotel, 455 Madison Avenue.

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI, AFRICA 50 DISCUSS INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT, 17th-September 2017

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has today held a meeting with Africa 50 CEO Mr. Alain Ebobisse and Ms. Carole Wamuyu Wainanina the chief Operating Officer at Park Hyatt Hotel in New York, United States of America.

HON. OKELLO ADDRESSES FIRST SUMMIT OF THE ORGANISATION OF ISLAMIC COOPERATION ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY., 13th-September 2017

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs in charge of International Affairs, Hon. Henry Oryem Okello, has called upon the OIC Summit on Science and Technology to increase funding in Science and Technology Research and Development in Universities and Institutions funded by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), including Islamic University in Uganda.
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