Mohammed bin Rashid receives President of Uganda

DUBAI: Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has received, the President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni, at Zabeel Palace.

During the meeting, Sheikh Mohammed and President Museveni exchanged views on the latest regional issues of mutual interest, and ways of enhancing friendship and cooperation ties in all fields between the UAE and Uganda. They also explored the potential establishment of investment partnership between the two countries, in the sectors of transport and tourism in particular.

In his remarks during the meeting, the Ugandan president hailed Emirates Airline’s launch of flights between Dubai and Kampala noting that the flights contribute to building bridges for trade, tourism and cultural exchange between the two sides.

The meeting was attended by H.H. Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman of Emirates Group, H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation, Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Gargawi, Minister for Cabinet Affairs, Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Dr. Rashid Ahmed bin Fahad, Minister of Environment and Water and head of the honourary mission accompanying the Ugandan president, Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemi, Minister of State, Mohammed Ibrahim Al Shaibani, Director-General of Dubai Ruler s Court, Musleh Ayedh Al Ahbabi, Charge d’Affaires of the UAE Embassy in Uganda, Henry Okello Oryem, Ugandan Minister of State for International Affairs, Irene F.P. Wekiya, and members of the delegation accompanying the Ugandan president.

SOURCE: WAM