The bombardier CRJ, a Uganda Airlines plane carrying Somali leader Hassan Shiekh Mohamud has Monday afternoon touched down at Entebbe Airport.
The President is slated to spend two working days in the Pearl of Africa and was welcomed by Foreign Minister Gen Jeje Odong.
Sheikh Mohamud who assumed office in May this year makes his first trip as President to Uganda and will interact with his counterpart Gen Yoweri Museveni.
The two heads of state will preside over a joint investment and business summit that will run from August 9 to 10 at Speke Resort Munyonyo in Kampala.
The summit will be held under the theme promoting Uganda and Somalia partnership through Investment and Tourism.
Hassan Shiekh Mohamud shakes hands with Minister Odong
Authorities say that this summit will provide a platform for private sector/business community together with other relevant stakeholders like government ministries to freely exchange views and ideas on how to reduce cost of doing business.
Addressing the press in Kampala, Uganda’s ambassador to Somalia H.E Prof. Sam Turya-Muhika emphasized that Uganda-Somalia investment and business summit will strengthen bilateral cooperation in trade and investment between the two countries.
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