DR Congo president arrives in Uganda on state visit

President Felix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo of the Democratic Republic of Congo has arrived in Uganda on a two-day state visit. He was recieved at Entebbe International Airport by Foreign Affairs Minister, Sam Kutesa. /PPU PHOTO
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AT Team

KAMPALA — Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Felix Tshisekedi on Saturday started a two-day state visit in Uganda where the two countries are expected to conclude various business deals.

Tshisekedi is heading a Congolese delegation of ministers and other officials who are attending the two-day Uganda-DRC Business Forum 2019.

Uganda’s foreign affairs ministry in a statement issued here said the two countries have concluded a number of cooperation frameworks. The frameworks are in the sectors of health, peace and security, energy and mineral development, and trade and investment among others.

Kutesa launches Uganda-DRC Business Forum 2019

According to Uganda Bureau of Statistics, trade among the two countries is estimated to be about 532 million U.S. dollars.

“There is enormous room for growth and development if the two countries work together,” Uganda’s ministry of foreign affairs said.



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