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President Museveni - Field Marshal el Bashir to help bring in more Arab investors

  • President Museveni receives Sudan President Field Marshal Omar el Bashir on arrival at Entebbe

President Yoweri Museveni has announced that Sudan President Field Marshal Omar el Bashir has promised to wow Arab investors into Uganda.

Field Marshal el-Bashir who is wanted by the ICC for crimes back in his is country, jetted into the country on a two-day official visit to Uganda aat the invitation of President Museveni.

The Uganda leader said: "We have held discussions on how to strengthen bilateral relations between our countries."

President Museveni revealed: "I have also asked H.E. Bashir to help us court more Arab investors. In that light, he has offered to host a Uganda-Arab Investment Summit in Khartoum."

He said: "I will attend the summit to encourage more investors to come to Uganda."

President Museveni added: "We have held discussions and agreed to cooperate more in the fields of trade, foreign affairs and regional security."

On what Uganda expects to benefit from the visit, the President said: "Uganda will export more tea and coffee to Sudan. A joint ministerial team will follow up to actualise this."



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