NAIROBI, KENYA: President Yoweri Musevani has arrived in the Kenyan Capital Nairobi to attend the Source 21 COMESA International Trade Fair and High Level business summit at the invitation of his Kenyan counterpart President Uhuru Kenyatta. The 3rd Kenya Trade Week and Exposition 2019 are hosting the fair under the theme, “Powering Regional Intergration.
President Yoweri Museveni has today in the morning participated in the activities to mark the 2nd National Activity Day that was flagged off at Kololo Independence Ceremonial grounds in Kampala. The Physical Activity Day aims at informing the population in the country of the importance of physical activity and its relevance in fighting Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs).
The Head of the Anti-Corruption Unit in Stated House, Lt. Col. Edith Nakalema, has said that Government wants the genuine claims for the supply of tea seedlings in Southwestern Uganda’s Kisoro District to be paid.
“We want the genuine claims to be paid. Payments have been delayed because of the fake claims. We shall arrest the thieves. There are reports of collusion between officials of Kisoro District and NAADS to defraud Government of Shs.7.3 billion in false claims,” she said.
President Yoweri Museveni has met and bid farewell to President Julius Maada Bio of Sierra Leone Julius Maada Bio who is on a 3-day visit to Uganda at the invitation of Mr. Museveni.
President Yoweri Museveni has received a special message from the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Mr. Ahmed Abiy
The Prime Minister’s Special Advisor, Mr. Girma Birru Geda, who is also the Ethiopian Ambassador to the United States of America, delivered the message to President Museveni yesterday at State House, Nakasero.
The President and the Ethiopian Envoy discussed matters of mutual interest between Uganda and Ethiopia.
SHAOSHAN, CHINA: President Yoweri Museveni yesterday (Thursday) made what he described as, ‘a revolutionary’s pilgrimage’ to the birthplace of the founding father of China, Chairman Mao Zedong in Shaoshan, Hunan Province in China.
The Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekabdi has hailed relations between South Korea and Uganda describing it as true and mutual friendship which he said Government is committed to its further promotion to benefit both countries.
BEIJING - President Yoweri Museveni has this afternoon (Monday) arrived in Beijing China for a four-day working visit on the invitation of his Chinese counterpart, President Xi Jingping.
On arrival at Beijing International Airport, the President was received by the Chinese Assistant Foreign Minister, Mr. Liu Xianfa. Others present were Uganda's Foreign Affairs, Mr. Minister Sam Kutesa and Chin's Ambassador to Uganda, Zhang Zhuqiang.
The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Mr. Matia Kasaija, has today presented to Parliament Shs.40.5 trillion 2019/2020 financial year national budget revealing that Uganda will finance 74.5% of her national budget.
President Yoweri Museveni has met and held talks with the British High Commissioner to Uganda, Mr. Peter West, who called on him today at State House, Nakasero.
The President and his guest discussed bilateral issues between Uganda and Britain as well as regional issues.
President Museveni informed the envoy that the region is experiencing improved political stability.