Hungary holds talks about opening an embassy in Uganda


Uganda’s Sam Kuteesa, the Minister for Foreign Affairs held talks with the Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary Frenc Dancs who was on a visit in Kampala, Uganda from November 1st to 4th after the talks.

The meeting was also attended by senior officials of both Uganda and Hungary, plus the Honorary Consul of Hungary in Uganda, Gordon Wavamunno.

Dancs visited Uganda to present Hungary’s request of opening up a Diplomatic Mission at the level of Charge D’Affaires in the Pearl of Africa’s Kampala, in the near future.

According to the sources, Dancs explained that he was in the country to explain in details and throw more light to their request and the content of the MoUs on development cooperation between the two Foreign Ministers.

The two ministers discussed a number of issues on the multilateral and bilateral front, particularly areas from which they could learn from each other on handling refugee crises.

Talking about why Hungary chose Uganda, the Hungary minister stated that Uganda is a priority country for development cooperation and would be exploring more business to business relationships and encouraging its private sector to venture into Uganda’s tourism, agro-processing, pharmaceuticals and oil and gas sector, Frenc Dancs said.

After the discussion, Uganda’s Minister for Foreign Affairs informed that Hungary’s request was granted and so the country is expected to set up its embassy in Uganda very soon.

To finalize the final touches of the agreement, Uganda’s Foreign Affairs Minister is expected to will visit Hungary later in November during which the remaining MoUs will be finalized and signed.














Reporter: Shamilah Namuddu

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