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Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda Represents Uganda at the 17th Summit of the Non Aligned Movement (NAM) countries in Venezuela

Saturday, 17th September 2016
Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda received at Margarita Airport in VENEZUELA where he is representing Uganda at the 17th Summit of the Non Aligned Movement (NAM) countries.


Thursday, 15th September 2016
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon Sam Kutesa has, today 15th September 2016, signed Uganda's instrument of ratification, of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.

East African leaders under the banner of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) meet in Somalia

Wednesday, 14th September 2016
The one-day meeting took place in the capital Mogadishu. This is the first meeting to be held in Somalia since the grouping was founded three decades ago.

Farewell Luncheon for the Out-Going Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the Republic Of Uganda.

Tuesday, 13th September 2016
Ambassador Zhao Yali, of the People's Republic of China to Uganda receives a farewell gift from Hon. Sam Kutesa, Minister of Foreign Affairs at the Serena Hotel on Tuesday September 13th 2016. 

Lab to Determine a Strategic Roadmap for Commercial Diplomacy in Uganda's Priority Missions in the Middle East, Asia, Europe and Africa

Tuesday, 13th September 2016
While officially opening the Lab, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon Sam Kutesa said that the environment in which foreign policy is conducted is constantly changing and therefore there is need to adopt new tools that support national growth, development and transformation. 


Wednesday, 7th September 2016
The Management and Staff of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, with sorrow announce the untimely death of our staff member, Amb. Gilbert Nanjuna Njuneki at the Oliver Tambo International Airport, Republic of South Africa while returning from official duty in Stockholm, Sweden.

Finland to Support Uganda in Its Social Transformation Efforts.

Tuesday, 30th August 2016
The Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi currently in Northern Europe has asked the Government of Finland to support Uganda Agriculture sector improve its efforts to reach its potential.

Presidents Museveni, Uhuru in Bilateral Meet

Monday, 29th August 2016
President Yoweri Museveni has today held a bilateral meeting with his host President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya at Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi.

African Leaders to Adopt President Museveni's Paper as Blue-Print to Guide Continent on Development

Sunday, 28th August 2016
African leaders meeting in Nairobi, Kenya have agreed to use President Museveni's paper on bottlenecks facing Africa's development as a blue print to guide the continent.

President Museveni Asks Japan to Open Up Market Access and Invest In Africa

Sunday, 28th August 2016
Japan should grant Uganda access to its market and also invest in Africa if the Asian country is to strengthen ties with the continent, President Museveni has said.

Presidents Museveni, Zuma in Bilateral Meeting

Sunday, 28th August 2016
President Yoweri Museveni yesterday held a bilateral meeting with his counterpart, President Jacob Zuma of South Africa at the sidelines of the Tokyo International Conference on Africa Development (TICADVI). 

Africa Should Have Permanent Seat at UN Security Council –Japan

Saturday, 27th August 2016
The 6th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) has opened in Nairobi, Kenya with a call by the Japanese Prime Minister Chinzo Abe for Africa to be given a permanent slot on the United Nations Security Council.

Hon. Sam Kutesa and H.E Wang Yi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of China Hold Bilateral Talks.

Friday, 12th August 2016
The Foreign Minister of the People's Republic of China H.E. Wang Yi made an official visit to Uganda from 10-11th August 2016. The visit was his first to the Pearl of Africa. 

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China, H.E. Wang Yi visits Uganda

Thursday, 11th August 2016
H.E Wang Yi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China arrived in Uganda on August 11th 2016 for a 1 day official visit. He was received by Minister of State for International Affairs, Hon. Henry Okello Oryem and Chinese Embassy Officials.

President Museveni for Two Day Official Visit to Chad

Monday, 8th August 2016
President Yoweri Museveni has arrived in the Chadian capital N'Djamena on a two-day official visit during which he will also attend the swearing-in ceremony of President Idriss Deby to his fifth term in office.



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 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.


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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