Foreign Minister of Uganda calls on PM

Published By : Admin | July 28, 2014 | 20:15 IST

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, received Dr. Sam Kutesa, the Foreign Minister of Uganda, this afternoon. 
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Dr. Kutesa conveyed a message of felicitation to the Prime Minister from Mr. Yoweri Museveni, President of Uganda, on his electoral victory, and an invitation to him visit Uganda. He expressed Uganda’s desire to build on excellent relations between the two countries, whether bilaterally or in multilateral platforms, by working with the new Government of India. He underlined the potential for developmental cooperation between India and Uganda in the fields of investment, ICT, hydropower and capacity-building. 

The Prime Minister thanked Dr. Kutesa for the message from President Museveni. He accepted the latter’s invitation to visit Uganda with pleasure. Shri Narendra Modi also requested the Ugandan Foreign Minister to convey his invitation to President Museveni to the 3rd India-Africa Forum Summit to be held in India later this year. The Prime Minister reaffirmed India’s desire to join hands with Uganda for development partnership in all fields. 

The Prime Minister also congratulated Dr. Kutesa on his election as the President of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly, and expressed confidence that issues of interest to the developing world would receive his special attention during his tenure as President of the UN General Assembly. 

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