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UGANDA'S HIGH COMMISSIONER TO THE UK, H.E. JULIUS PETER MOTO, RECEIVED A COURTESTY CALL FROM THE UK'S HIGH COMMISSIONER TO UGANDA, H.E. KATE AIREY.

Tuesday, 27th July 2021
Uganda's High Commissioner to United kingdom also accredited to Ireland, H.E. Julius Peter Moto, has today met with H.E. Kate Airey, British High Commissioner to Uganda at Uganda High Commission, London.

The British High Commissioner called on H.E. Julius Peter Moto to discuss upmost bilateral matters particularly in the areas of Investment, Health, education and Regional Peace and Security.
H.E. Julius Peter Moto, welcomed Amb. Kate Airey and commended the excellent bilateral working relations between the British and Uganda Governments.

He underscored the importance of strengthening mutually beneficial commercial and economic ties between Uganda and United Kingdom. Highlighted numerous opportunities for trade and investment in various sectors especially agriculture and agro-processing, infrastructure, mining and minerals, tourism, oil & gas, ICT, manufacturing, and pharmaceuticals to create decent and sustainable jobs for the Young people of Uganda.

Ambassador Moto outlined the initiatives and incentives government has put in place to promote trade among the two countries, among which is the revival of Uganda-UK direct flights expected to commence in November 2021 by Uganda Airlines.

H.E. Kate Airey, thanked H.E the President of Uganda, for demonstrating gender equality in the newly appointed Cabinet and the immense effort of controlling Covid-19 in the country. She reiterated the commitment of the UK government in supporting all constructive channels of Uganda's post elections democracy. 

H.E. Kate Airey urged the High commissioner to follow up on the protocols of the forthcoming 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow on 31 October ' 12 November 2021.

Notable among the issues discussed were:
1. Collaboration on supporting Uganda to acquire sufficient Vaccines to complement the COVAX system.
2. Collaboration to hold a concurrent media coffee tasting event in Kampala and London.
3. Peace and security matters in the region.
4. Collaboration to boosting research in Uganda's Education system.

Uganda High Commission, London
Tuesday, 27th July 2021