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Press Briefing by Hon. Sam K. Kutesa, Minister of Foreign Affairs on the Major Outcomes of the African Union Summit

Monday, 3rd February 2014

Some of the main issues from the recently concluded 22nd Assembly of the African Union Heads of State and Government

President Y K Museveni's speech at the opening of the 5th Summit of Heads of State and Gov'ts of the Great Lakes Region

Wednesday, 15th January 2014

It is good that we have re-assembled this region under the ICGLR, COMESA and EAC.

Press Statement on the invitation of the Government of South Sudan

Friday, 20th December 2013
On the invitation of the Government of South Sudan, Uganda People's \r\nDefence Forces (UPDF) is in Juba

Press Statement on the AU Mission in Juba

Thursday, 19th December 2013
The AU Mission in Juba, comprising of the Chair, who is the Prime Minister of Ethiopia

Advise to Ugandans traveling to and from South Sudan - Juba

Thursday, 5th December 2013
The situation in The Republic of South Sudan remains tense but calm

Safety of Ugandans in The Republic of Southern Sudan

Thursday, 5th December 2013
The situation in The Republic of Southern Sudan remains volatile but calm

Uganda's position on the humanitarian situation caused by the influx of Congolese Refugees.

Thursday, 5th December 2013

The government of Uganda is alarmed by the extra-ordinary influx of \r\nrefugees fleeing to Uganda

Uganda's Position on the Humanitarian situation caused by the influx of Congolese refugees

Thursday, 21st November 2013

The government of Uganda is alarmed by the extra-ordinary influx of \r\nrefugees fleeing to Ugand

Those who committed crimes in South Sudan should be punished – President Museveni

Tuesday, 16th April 2013

Hon Okello Oryem, Minister of state of Foreign Affairs in-charge of International Affairs, told Her Excellency Sophie MAKAME, French Ambassador in Uganda that Uganda supports expeditious punishment of culprits of crimes in South Sudan.

THE HON MINISTER OF STATE FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS (INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS) MEETS DELEGATION FROM THE MALAYSIAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Saturday, 20th September 2003

Hon. Oryem Okello,  Minister of State for Foreign Affairs (International Affairs) on 4th-September -2018 met a delegation from the Malaysian Chamber of Commerce headed by the Vice President Amb Datin Halimah Abdullah. The delegation that is on a working visit to Uganda to establish partnerships and explore investment opportunities in the fields of Agriculture, tourism,defence and security and beef processing  for export purposes was accompanied by Uganda's High Commissioner to Malaysia Amb Dorothy Hyuha.

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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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