Entebbe: President Yoweri Museveni on Thursday officially welcomed European Union envoys from nine countries to Uganda, who presented him their credentials.
The function was held at State House Entebbe, where Museveni welcomed the envoys and their families, and also thanked the European Union for maintaining good working relations with Uganda.
Shortly after welcoming the EU envoys, president Museveni tweeted thus; “Received letters of credence from nine newly appointed Ambassadors to Uganda, each from a valued partner state.
From Norway, H.E Ms. Elin Ostebo Johansen and I discussed possible collaboration in ensuring that South Sudan reaches a complete and lasting peace.
Our position is that the existing Khartoum – Juba- Kampala strategy is a viable solution that needs to be supported.”
He added that “I Welcomed H.E Gomez Bustillo, with whom we discussed the effects of the formation of the European Union on Argentina, which until then was the 7th richest country in the world.”
The President also noted that “I welcome H.E Mark Raphael Ramsden and look forward to deepening relations with New Zealand, explore business and trade opportunities. I welcome H.E Mr. Roland Hauser from Austria. Austria is a valued partner.”
He continued that “I welcomed H.E Mr. Massimiliano Mazzati from Italy. We look forward to explore more areas of collaboration in business and trade.I received H.E Epiphanie Ntamwana Kabushebeye from Burundi. I am optimistic we will work together to galvanise the existing cordial relations between our two countries, and strengthen the East African community.
With H. E Mr. Nicolaj Abraham Hejberg Peterson from Denmark, we reiterated our commitment to a harmonious co-existence of civilizations and cultures.
I also received H.E Mr. Jabr Bin Ali Al-Dosari from Qatar, with whom we will reinforce bilateral relations between our two countries, and work towards attracting investments and trade.”