Asia and Pacific Department

Responsible Officer: Philip Odida

Roles and Objectives:

  • To Promote economic cooperation between Uganda and the countries in the Asia and Pacific Region with a view to promoting:
  1. Trade
  2. Inward foreign direct investiments
  3. Tourism
  4. Technology transfer
  • To promote political, social, cultural and technical cooperation with the countries in Asia and Pacific Region.
  • The mobilization of bilateral and multilateral resources from the Asia and Pacific Region for development in line with national development objectives.
  • To provide policy advice to the Ministry's decision makers on matters pertaining to Uganda's relationship with the countries of the Asia and Pacific Region.

TITLENAMEROLECONTACT
Minister Counselor Philip OdidaHead of DepartmentRoom 4.23
Counselor Princess Irene NdagireJapan, Malaysia, Philippines, South Korea, SingaporeRoom 4.22
Counselor
China, New Zealand, P.N.GRoom 4.00
First SecretaryJacqueline WabyonaBangladesh, India, D.P.R.K, Sri Lanka, VietnamRoom 4.22
Third SecretaryRichard Biribonwoha AkugizibweAustralia, Indonesia, Thailand, PakistanRoom 4.21
SecretaryZaina NabiryeDepartment SecretaryRoom 4.24


Highlights

PRESIDENT ATTENDS THE FRANCE-AFRICA SUMMIT ON "PARTNERSHIP, PEACE AND EMERGENCY", 16th-January 2017

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni was in Bamako, Mali where he made a keynote presentation on peace and security at The France-Africa Summit on "Partnership, Peace and Emergency". Below is his speech.

EGYPT'S FATTAH AL-SISI FOR ONE-DAY OFFICIAL VISIT TO UGANDA, 17th-December 2016

The President of the Arab Republic of Egypt Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will be in Uganda on a one-day official visit at the invitation of President Yoweri Museveni.

KUTESA MEETS NEW UN SECRETARY-GENERAL, INVITES HIM TO SOLIDARITY CONFERENCE IN UGANDA, EARLY 2017, 14th-December 2016

Hon. Sam Kutesa, Minister of Foreign Affairs, on Wednesday 14th December 2016 met with the Secretary-General designate, Antonio Guterres, congratulating him on his new role, and discussing matters related to the development cooperation and Uganda's role in the region.
2017 Ministry of Foreign Affairs