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2 ND UGANDA-TANZANIA BUSINESS FORUM TO BOOST BILATERAL PARTNERSHIP

Date: 
Friday, May 10, 2024

In another win for Commercial Diplomacy, Uganda and Tanzania are preparing for the 2nd Uganda-Tanzania Business Forum, scheduled from the 23rd to the 24th of May 2024 at the Johari Rotana Hotel in Dar es Salaam. This announcement was made by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at a Media Launch this morning at the Kampala Serena Hotel. The event, themed “Enhancing our win-win bilateral partnership,” aims to strengthen the longstanding ties between the two nations and foster economic cooperation. Hon.

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI HOLDS MEETING WITH UNITED STATES AMBASSADOR TO UGANDA

Date: 
Friday, May 10, 2024

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has today held a productive meeting with the United States of America (USA) Ambassador to Uganda, H.E William W. Popp at State House-Entebbe. The discussions centred around various critical matters, including the forthcoming population census, regional peace and stability, and socio- economic development. Recognizing the significance of the population census, the two leaders emphasised the importance of conducting a comprehensive and inclusive count that will provide crucial data for informed decision- making and effective governance.

MEETING BETWEEN HON. MINISTER OKELLO ORYEM AND H.E. MS. CHILESHE MPUNDU KAPWEWE HIGHLIGHTS COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS TOWARDS COMESA SUMMIT

Date: 
Thursday, May 9, 2024

Today, the Honorable Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Oryem Henry Okello held a bilateral meeting with Her Excellency Ms. Chileshe Mpundu Kapwewe, Secretary General of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Headquarters in Kampala. The meeting served as a pivotal platform for dialogue and collaboration, focusing on the forthcoming 22nd COMESA Heads of State and Government summit, slated to convene later this year.

HON JOHN MULIMBA, STATE MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS, RECEIVES COPIES OF THE CREDENTIALS OF THE AMBASSADOR-DESIGNATE OF THE ROYAL KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA TO UGANDA

Date: 
Monday, May 6, 2024

His Excellency Mohammed Bin Khalil Faloudah, the newly appointed Ambassador of the Royal Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Uganda, officially presented copies of his letter of credentials to the Honorable John Mulimba, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uganda, in a ceremony held earlier today. During the presentation, Minister Mulimba warmly welcomed Ambassador Faloudah, highlighting the amicable relations between Uganda and Saudi Arabia.

Northern Corridor Partner States Agree on Joint Mobilization of Funds to Fast-Track SGR Project

Date: 
Saturday, May 4, 2024

MOMBASA, KENYA - The Northern Corridor Integration Projects (NCIP) partner states, comprising Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, and the Democratic Republic of Congo, have agreed to jointly mobilize funds to fast-track the development of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project. This decision was made during a meeting of the Joint Ministerial Committee on SGR, held in Mombasa, Kenya on Thursday, May 3, 2024. The transport ministers reaffirmed their commitment to expediting the completion of the remaining SGR sections from Naivasha in Kenya to Uganda, Rwanda, South Sudan, and DRC.

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI BIDS FAREWELL TO OUTGOING ALGERIAN AMBASSADOR

Date: 
Friday, May 3, 2024

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has today bid farewell to the outgoing Ambassador of Algeria to Uganda, H.E Mohamed Khelifi. The brief event took place at State House, Entebbe. President Museveni wished H.E Khelifi well in his future endeavours and expressed confidence that the strong foundation laid during his tenure will continue to guide and strengthen the bilateral ties between Uganda and Algeria. Ambassador Khelifi, in turn, expressed his gratitude to Uganda for the warm welcome and hospitality he received during his five-month tenure.

HON. JOHN MULIMBA ADDRESSES COUNCIL OF MINISTERS DURING 14TH EAC SECTORAL COUNCIL ON FOREIGN POLICY COORDINATION

Date: 
Thursday, May 2, 2024

The 14th EAC Sectoral Council on Foreign Policy Coordination which kicked off on April 21st 2024 was successfully concluded on April 30th 2024 by a meeting of the EAC Council of Ministers at the Four Points by Sheraton in Dar-es-Salaam. Also on the program of work this session was the joint meeting of the 12 th Sectoral Councils on cooperation in Defence Affairs, Interstate Security and Foreign Policy Coordination. The Uganda delegation to the 14th EAC Sectoral Council on Foreign Policy Coordination included Hon. Oboth Oboth, Minister of Defence and Veteran Affairs, Hon.

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI ATTENDS THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION SUMMIT IN NAIROBI

Date: 
Monday, April 29, 2024

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has this evening returned to Uganda after attending the World Bank's International Development Association (IDA)- Africa Heads of State summit held in Nairobi, Kenya. On arrival at Entebbe International Airport, the President was received by the Vice President, H.E Jessica Alupo, the Head of Public Service and Secretary to Cabinet, Ms. Lucy Nakyobe and serving officers. During today's summit session, President Museveni delivered insightful remarks, emphasising the importance of socio-economic transformation and the need for loans that propel prosperity.

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