20 Apr 2017 - 1:51
Qatar and Uganda sign MoUs
20 Apr 2017 - 2:14
Qatar and the Republic of Uganda yesterday signed several Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) aiming to enhance bilateral cooperation in several fields.
Emir H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, and the visiting President of Uganda, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, who held a session of official talks at the Emiri Diwan yesterday, witnessed the signing of the MoUs.
The four MoUs signed between both the governments, include cooperation agreement in the field of defense; a cooperation agreement on encouraging and protecting mutual investments; an agreement on economic, trade and technical cooperation, and an MoU on cooperating in the field of agriculture.
During the session, they reviewed bilateral relations and means of enhancing them in all fields, especially in the fields of defence, politics, economy, investment and agriculture.
The two sides also discussed the most prominent issues on the regional and international arenas. The Emir and the President of Uganda also witnessed the signing of an MoU on holding political talks between both countries' Foreign Affairs Ministries on issues of common interest.
From Uganda's side, the talks were attended by the members of the official delegation accompanying President Museveni. The Ugandan President was accorded an official reception at the Emiri Diwan. Later Emir hosted a luncheon banquet in honour of Museveni and his accompanying delegation.