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HON. SAM KUTESA RECEIVES THE NEW WORLD BANK REPRESENTATIVE TO UGANDA

Wednesday, 20th February 2019
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon Sam K. Kutesa this morning received and held discussions with the new World Bank Country Representative  Mr. Antony Thompson.

UGANDA AND THE EUROPEAN UNION STRENGTHEN BILATERAL RELATIONS. KAMPALA.

Tuesday, 19th February 2019
H.E. Attilio PACIFIC the Head of Delegation of the European Union to  Uganda paid a courtesy call on  Amb. Patrick  MUGOYA , the Permanent Secretary of Foreign Affairs  today at the Ministry Headquarters.

UGANDA TO ESTABLISH A ONE STOP SHOP FOR PUBLIC SERVICE DELIVERY

Tuesday, 19th February 2019
Amb Patrick Mugoya the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs with his counterpart Mrs. Catherine Bitarakwate Musingwiire, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Public Service met a delegation from the Republic of Azerbaijan led by Mr. Azail Jafinli, the Chief of Administration of the Azerbaijan Service and Assessment Network (ASAN Xidmat).

My vision is to transform Uganda into a first world country - President Museveni

Monday, 18th February 2019
President Yoweri Museveni last evening received and welcomed the Israeli tourists who are in Uganda for a four-day tour of the country.

The leaders of the more than two hundred and twenty tourist mainly from the Israeli largest law firm Meitar Liquornik Geva Leshem Tal who arrived in Uganda on Wednesday this week met the President at Chobe Safari Lodge in Nwoya district where he is currently chairing a 5 day retreat of the Central Executive Committee of the National Resistance Movement in his capacity as the party's national Chairman.

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President Museveni in Addis Ababa for AU Summit

Monday, 11th February 2019
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has arrived in the Ethiopian Capital Addis Ababa, where he joins other Heads of State and Governments for the 32nd Ordinary Session of the African Union Summit.

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THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA DONATES MEDICINES TO UGANDA RECEIVES

Thursday, 24th January 2019

The  Government of the Republic of Uganda has today 23 / 1 / 2019, officially received a  Donation  of  57 Varieties  of Medicine worth 1.6million USD from the Government of the Republic of India. The ceremony took place at at the National Medical Stores (NMS) Entebbe.

RT. HON SPEAKER KADAGA HAILS THE MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS FOR EXCELLENT SERVICE DELIVERY 15 / 1 / 2019

Wednesday, 16th January 2019
The Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Uganda Rt. Hon. Rebecca Alitwala KADAGA commended  the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the efficient and effective  service the Ministry has continued to provide to Government and to the People of Uganda.

UGANDA AND JAPAN STRENGTHEN BILATERAL RELATIONS

Tuesday, 15th January 2019
H.E Kazuaki KAMEDA, the Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of  Uganda paid a courtesy call on  Amb. Patrick MUGOYA the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 14 / 1 / 2019 at the Ministry Headquarters.

HON. SAM KUTESA MEETS WITH H.E TOLESA SHAGI MOTI, AMBASSADOR OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA TO UGANDA

Saturday, 12th January 2019
H.E. Tolesa Shagi MOTI, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia  to the Republic of  Uganda today  paid a courtesy call on Hon. Sam .K. KUTESA,  Minister of Foreign Affairs at the Ministry Headquarters.

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS SIGN AN MOU ON COOPERATION ON TRAINING IN DIPLOMATIC, ETIQUETTE, PROTOCOL, AND RELATED MATTERS WITH KINGDOM OF BUGANDA.

Friday, 11th January 2019
 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation on Training in Diplomatic, Etiquette, Protocol and Related matters with Buganda Kingdom at Ministry of Foreign Affairs Headquarters   Kampala.

PREMIER DR. RUGUNDA AND DIRECTOR GENERAL OF WHO DISCUS MEASURES TO CONTAIN EBOLA VIRUS.

Friday, 4th January 2019
The Right Honorable Prime Minister, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, met the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Kampala on 2 January 2019 to discuss measures being undertaken to contain the spread to Uganda of Ebola epidemic from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

KAMPALA AND KHARTOUM OPEN A JOINT PERMANENT COMMISSION

Friday, 7th December 2018
Opening Ceremony of the Senior Officials meeting of The Uganda-Sudan joint Ministerial Commission. By the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ambassador Patrick Mugoya and The Assistant Under-Secretary of The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of SUDAN Her Excellency Ambassador Iiham Ibrahim Mohamed Ahmed.

President Museveni arrives in Arusha for 20th EAC Summit

Saturday, 1st December 2018
President Yoweri Museveni has arrived in Tanzanias second biggest capital Arusha on a one-day official working visit where he is due to address the 20th Ordinary East African Community (EAC) Summit of heads of state. The President is the current chairman of the EAC.

REPUBLIC OF CONGO AMBASSADOR TO UGANDA ADDRESSES MEMBERS OF THE PRIVATE SECTOR

Friday, 16th November 2018
H.E Guy Nestor Itou, Ambassador of the Republic of Congo to Uganda on a working visit to the Country from the 15th- 18th November today 16th-11-2018 met and addressed members of the Ugandan Business Community and Uganda Manufacturers Association at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Headquarters. The purpose of the visit is to reactivate the bilateral trade and investment between the two countries. 

MINISTER OF STATE FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS (INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS) MEETS AUSTRALIA'S HIGH COMMISSIONER TO UGANDA 14TH NOVEMBER 2018

Friday, 16th November 2018
Hon. Okello Oryem Minister of State for Foreign Affairs (International Affairs) held discussions with the High Commissioner of Australia to Uganda H.E Alison Charter. The High commissioner was in the country to discuss further enhancement of bilateral cooperation between the two countries. 

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Ugandan Tour Operators at the World Travel Market (WTM) 2019, 15th-April 2019

Today, the 11th April 2019,  the Uganda Tourism Board (UTB) officials, led by Ms. Lilly Ajarova (UTB CEO), including Ms. Edith Kateme Kasajja (UTB Board Member), Ms. Dorcas Namajja (UTB Marketing Officer), and Mr. Daniel Irunga (UTB Marketing Officer), led a group of  Ugandan Tour Operators to the World Travel Market (WTM) 2019 in Cape Town - South Africa.

UGANDA AND KENYA HOLD 1ST JOINT PERMANENT COMMISSION , 21ST -25TH MARCH 2019 NAIROBI, 22nd-March 2019

Today witnessed a momentous occasion  in which Uganda and Kenya held the first session of the Joint Permanent Commission in Nairobi - Kenya. The Agreement establishing the Joint Permanent Commission (JPC) was signed on 16th  November 1993, which is approximately 26 years ago. 

STATEMENT ON THE ALLEGED CLOSURE OF THE UGANDA BORDER WITH RWANDA, 14th-March 2019

Uganda wishes to refute allegations that it closed its borders with Rwanda. Since 28th February 2019 when the Government of Rwanda issued an advisory against travel of its nationals to Uganda, flow of traffic from Uganda to Rwanda has been continuing normally as detailed below
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