9 October 2012

Egypt: Mursi Takes Part in Festivals On Golden Jubilee of Uganda

President Mohamed Morsi arrived in Uganda on Tuesday 9/10/2012 at the head of a high level delegation Including Foreign Minister Mohmed Kamal Amr and minister of water resources and irrigation Mohamed Baha Eddin to attend the festivals which will be held on the 50th anniversary of the independence of Uganda.

President Morsi will have talks with President Yoweri Museveni on a number important files including the file of the river Nile water, expanding cooperation between Egypt and Uganda in the economic filed. While in Uganda, President Morsi will meet six African heads of state including those of South Africa, Somalia and Senegal.

President Morsi's visit to Uganda will usher in a new stage of relations based on understanding, friendship and development, within the framework of Egypt's strategy to deepen relations with the Nile basin states.

Egypt's Ambassador to Uganda Sabri Magdi said President Morsi would meet the Ugandan leader and a number of leaders who led liberation movements against imperialism in Africa namely Somalia, Tanzania, Ruwanda, Burundi, Democratic Congo, South Sudan, Central Africa, Malawi, Chad, Benin, and South Africa. He said festivals will be held on ceremonies land in Kololo, Downtown Kampala.

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