Prime Minister Hailmariam arrives in Uganda, Entebbe for an official visit
A high- level Ethiopian delegation led by Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn arrived in Uganda, Entebbe on Thursday (March 02, 2017) on a three day official visit at the invitation of President Yoweri Museveni.
The Ethiopian delegation comprises senior government officials, including Foreign Minister Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, among others.
Upon arrival at Entebbe International Airport, the Prime Minister was received by Sam Kutesa, Ugandan Foreign Minister.
The Premier then headed to the State House in Entebbe where he was received by President Yoweri Museveni during which 19 gun salutes were fired in his honor.
During the three-day official visit, the Ethiopian delegation is expected to discuss with Ugandan officials on ways of strengthening the bilateral cooperation, as well as explore regional and continental issues of mutual concern.
The two sides are also expected to sign Memoranda of Understanding on a range of sectors.
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