Mr. Museveni was warmly received on arrival at Julius Nyerere International Airport where he arrived from Cape Town, South Africa where he had been attending the World
Economic Forum Conference.
During his stay in Tanzania, President Museveni and his host, President John Pombe
Magufuli, will officiate at the inauguration ceremonies of the Julius Nyerere
International Conference Centre (JNICC) and the launching of the Uganda-Tanzania
Business Forum in Dar-es-Salaam.
President John Magufuli and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni are today set to
address a joint business forum by traders from the two countries, as they look
to boost bilateral relations.
Some 1,460 delegates had registered by last night to participate in the two day forum to
be held in Dar es Salaam.
Ugandan High Commissioner to Tanzania Richard Kabonero confirmed 312 Ugandan businessmen were registered to participate.
High cost of doing business, non-tax trade barriers and mistrust by authorities of the
private sector are among issues to be discussed.
“We are determined to push the private sector to take a lead in our economic
development and this forum will tackle