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

UGANDA'S PERMANENT REPRESENTATIVE TO THE UNITED NATIONS IN NEW YORK APPOINTED PRESIDENT OF SOUTH-SOUTH COOPERATION HIGH-LEVEL COMMITTEE, 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 PARTICIPATES IN 8TH INTERNATIONAL MEETING OF HIGH RANKING SECURITY OFFICIALS, ZAVIDOVO, RUSSIA, 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.

MONSIGNOR AUGUSTINE KASUJJA ASSUMES POSITION AS APOSTOLIC NUNCIO IN BELGIUM, 23rd-May 2017

Most Reverend Msgr. Augustine Kasujja, a Ugandan has assumed his position as Apostolic Nuncio in Belgium.
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