18 May 2016

Uganda: President, Korea Envoy Discuss Bilateral Issues

Photo: Stephen Wandera
President Museveni (L) welcomes his South Korean counterpart Park Geun-Hye to State House Entebbe on last weekend.
press release

President Yoweri Museveni has received the South Korean Ambassador to Uganda, Mr. Park-Jong Dae who called on him yesterday at State House, Entebbe.

During meeting, the President and the envoy discussed pertinent issues pertaining to the two countries especially the forthcoming visit to Uganda later this month by the South Korean President, Ms. Park Geun-Hye. She will be the first South Korean President to visit the country during her African tour that w9ll also include Ethiopia and Kenya.

The South Korean Envoy told President Museveni that the visit of the South Korean President will mainly focus on the areas of agriculture, medical, ICT and the private sector that characterize the close relationship between South Korea and Uganda.

The Uganda National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UNCCI) and South Korean Chamber of Commerce and Industries (SKCCI), recently signed a memorandum of understanding in Kampala that is aimed at unlocking investment opportunities in the two countries.

South Korea is presently supporting the agriculture, health and education in Uganda. A South Korean coffee company, Caffebene, a global coffee house, has agreed to buy graded coffee from members of the National Union of Coffee Agribusinesses and Farm Enterprises (NUCAFE), an umbrella organization that promotes value addition and teamwork among coffee farmers.

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