6 December 2017

Uganda and Russia Prepare for 2018 Trade Meeting

Uganda and Russia have started preparations for the upcoming 2nd Inter-governmental Commission aimed at improving trade and strenghthening relations between the two countries.

The 2nd Uganda-Russia Intergovernmental Commission is scheduled to take place in May 2018. The Ugandan delegation to the meeting will comprise both government officials and business representatives.

It will include officials from The Uganda National Chamber of Commerce and Industry who signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Russia in 2009.

In this MOU, Uganda is to promote trade, investment and tourism between the two countries. Some of the areas of investment include; agriculture, mining, infrastructure development and the tourism sector.

While Russia has a keen interest in mining, renewable energy and machinery among others, Uganda is inviting Russian investors to consider investing in coffee, tea and fruits among other products that Uganda is exposing to the Russian consumers.

Uganda's Ambassador to the Russian Federation Johnson Agara Olwa paid a courtesy call to the Russian Chamber of Commerce on December 4th2017 in Moscow. The Ambassador together with the Embassy staff met the Director of International Cooperation Department Alexander Kopkov and his delegation.

The Intergovernmental Commission is aimed at strengthening the relationship between the two countries that has existed since 1962.

Uganda

Police On High Alert As Age Limit Debate Returns to Parliament

Police and "sister agencies" are on high alert as parliament resumes this week to receive and debate the constitutional… Read more »

Copyright © 2017 The Independent. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 900 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.