President Museveni in Dar es Salaam for trade talks

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DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has arrived in the Tanzania Capital, Dar es Salaam on a one-day working visit ahead of trade talks with his counterpart President John Pombe Magufuli at State House.

The President was received by President John Pombe Magufuli at the Julius Nyerere International Airport to state ceremonies including a silent guard and cultural performances.

The two leaders are expected to discuss various issues affecting trade relations between their countries and in the region.

It is expected that the two leaders will also discuss the 2nd Joint Permanent Commission (JPC) with Tanzania that will be hosted in Kampala from August 21-23, 2018 to review the implementation of decisions agreed upon in various sectors including the East African Crude Oil Pipeline and proposed gas pipeline from Tanzania to Uganda.

President Museveni is accompanied by the Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives Hon. Amelia Anne Kyambadde and her delegation.