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Press Brief on Violence against Foreign Nationals Living In South Africa.

Thursday, 16th April 2015
Ministry of Foreign Affairs informs the general public that it is keenly following the ongoing situation in South Africa where foreign nationals especially those of African origin have been attacked.

Opening of the First Meeting of the Preparatory Committee of the 3rd Africa-Arab Ministerial Joint Conference on Agricultural Development and Food Security.

Thursday, 16th April 2015
Hon. Okello Oryem, together with H.E. Mrs. Tumusiime Rhoda Peace (Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture, African Union Commission), today Opened the first meeting of The Preparatory Committee of the 3rd Africa-Arab Ministerial Joint Conference on Agricultural Development and Food Security.

Hon. Oryem Okello Meets the Netherlands Ambassador to Uganda

Thursday, 16th April 2015
Hon. Oryem Okello, Ag. Minister of Foreign Affairs received H.E. Amb. Alphons J.A.J.M.G. Hennekens, Netherlands Ambassador to Uganda at Ministry of Foreign Affairs Headquarters in Kampala on Thursday, 15th April, 2015.

General Assembly President Meets With His Highness Sheikh Tamin Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Emir of The State Of Qatar.

Monday, 13th April 2015
Prior to the opening of the 13th United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice in Doha, the President of the General Assembly (PGA), H.E. Mr. Sam Kahamba Kutesa held a bilateral meeting with His Highness Sheikh Tamin bin Hamad Al-Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar.

President Sam Kutesa Strongly Condemns the Terrorist Attack and Expresses the Solidarity Of the UNGA With the Government and People of Kenya.

Tuesday, 7th April 2015
The President of the General Assembly (PGA), H.E. Mr. Sam Kutesa, condemns in the strongest terms the horrific terrorist attack this morning at the University College in Garissa, Kenya. The heinous attack left dozens dead, scores injured and many held hostage and others unaccounted for, the vast majority of whom were students. 

Hon Asuman Kiyingi Hands Over Office of State Minister for Regional Cooperation

Tuesday, 24th March 2015
Hon. Asuman Kiyingi, former Minister of State in charge of Regional Cooperation has handed over office to Hon. Philemon Mateke. The function was witnessed by Hon. Henry Oryem Okello at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs headquarters. Present also was the PS/FA Amb. James Mugume and other Senior Officials of the ministry.

The PGA, H.E. Sam Kahamba Kutesa Meets President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and Minister of Foreign Affairs in Cairo.

Wednesday, 18th March 2015
On the first day of his official visit to the Arab Republic of Egypt, the PGA

The PGA, H.E. Sam Kahamba Kutesa, off to an Official Visit to Egypt (17th - 19th March 2015).

Monday, 16th March 2015
President Kutesa travels to Egypt, meets with SG of La Francophonie..

Press Conference on the Outcome of the 9th Summit of the Northern Corridor Integration Projects.

Wednesday, 11th March 2015
The 9th Northern Corridor Integration Projects summit..

Press Briefing on the Exercise of Recruitment of Medical Workers.

Tuesday, 3rd March 2015
The mandate of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is to "Promote and Protect Uganda's interest abroad".

His Highness the Aga Khan arrives in Kampala

Tuesday, 24th February 2015
His Highness the Aga Khan, founder and Chairman of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) arrived in Kampala for a 2 day visit to Uganda.

H.E. John Feakes, the Australian High Commissioner Designate to Uganda Presents Letters of Credence.

Thursday, 5th February 2015
The Australian High Commissioner Designate to Uganda presented his letters of credence to Hon. Oryem Okello , the Ag. Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Highlights

AMBASSADOR BLAAK MEETS WAGENINGEN UNIVERSITY OFFILCIALS, 18th-January 2018

Today 18th January 2018 Amb Blaak, Brussels had a meeting in the Netherlands with Wageningen university officials to brainstorm on developing a programme to combat the "false coddling moth", which is rampant in roses and capsicum exported into the EU and causes many consignments to be rejected as being non compliant with EU phytosanitary standards.

INCOMING ZAMBIAN HIGH COMMISSIONER DESIGNATE TO UGANDA PRESENTS COPIES OF CREDENTIALS TO STATE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, 17th-January 2018

Amb. Benson Chali expressed his pleasure at the new post appreciating the tremendous support the Government of Uganda had extended to his predecessor.

INCOMING FINLAND AMBASSADOR TO UGANDA PRESENTS COPIES OF CREDENTIALS TO STATE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, 17th-January 2018

Ambassador Fernandez Tarja Ovvokki the new Finland Ambassador to Uganda presented her working copies of credentials to the Minister of State for Foreign affairs Hon. Okello Oryem at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kampala on the 17 January 2018.
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