May 29, 2022

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Tanzania’s Samia arrives in Uganda for two-day visit – VIDEO

Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu arrived in Uganda on Tuesday morning for a two-day state visit.

At the invitation of her Ugandan counterpart, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, she was received at Entebbe International Airport by Third Deputy Prime Minister Rukia Nakadama, Minister of State for international collaboration Henry Okello Oryem.

She was later taken to State House Entebbe, where she was received with a 21-gun salute. President Samia then inspected a guard of honor from the Uganda People’s Defense Forces before being shown into the State House by her host, President Museveni.

According to the Ugandan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the State House of Tanzania, Samia’s visit was aimed at strengthen bilateral ties and economic cooperation.

Presidents Museveni and Samia will discuss business commitments already made jointly by the two countries, such as: B. the accelerated implementation of infrastructure development in the fields of energy, water and road transport and the standard gauge railway with a capacity to employ up to 30,000 people.

They will talk about the exploitation of the pathogenic economy through the joint establishment of Pharmaceutical companies are speaking out to make vaccines and veterinary medicines to help livestock communities. This should create at least 3,000 direct jobs and 10,000 indirect jobs in the value chain.

Further talks will focus on the construction of the gas pipeline from Tanzania to Uganda.

President Samia will also be at address business leaders, policymakers, the private sector and other senior government officials at a business dialogue to eliminate tariff and non-tariff barriers that impede the flow of business and job opportunities in the two countries.

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