Tanzania’s Samia Suluhu has made her first trip as President to Uganda, where she is visiting for a day.
Uganda President Yoweri Museveni shared pictures of Suluhu’s arrival on Twitter. She is believed to be visiting for bilateral trade talks that will culminate in the signing of the crude oil pipeline deal between Tanzania and Uganda.
The “tripartite deal” will kick off the construction of a crude oil pipeline from Uganda to Tanga, the Tanzanian seaport.
Through a statement, Uganda’s ministry of Foreign Affairs indicated the East African Crude Oil Pipeline Tripartite Project would be finalised upon Suluhu’s visit
Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu has made her first trip as President to Uganda, where she is spending the day, and appears to have broken tradition by wearing a face mask.
“The arrival of H.E Samia Suluhu Hassan, President of the Republic of Tanzania at State House Entebbe,”
President Museveni stated on his social media platforms that the aim of his Tanzanian counterpart’s visit was to strengthen bilateral ties and finalize the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) Tripartite project agreement.