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Ugandan President visits Tanzania

President of Uganda, Yoweri K Museveni second from the right and Tanzania' President Samia Suluhu Hassan first from right at the Tanzania-Uganda oil and Gas Symposium in Dar es Salam, Tanzania.
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Dar es Salam, 30 November 2021 (GNP/ TDI): The President of Uganda Yoweri K Museveni paid an official visit to Tanzania. The Ugandan President attended a high-level meeting with the President of Tanzania Samia Suluhu Hassan. He also spoke at the Tanzania-Uganda oil and Gas Symposium in Dar es Salam.

Ugandan President met with the President of Tanzania

During his state visit, Ugandan President Museveni held a meeting with the President of Tanzania, Samia Suluhu Hassan. They also discussed issues of mutual concern and cooperation between the two countries.

Besides, they emphasized the importance of both countries’ partnership in bilateral trade, energy, health, and transportation networks. They also talked about the integrated markets and their beneficial impact on the people of both countries.

Moreover, President Museveni talked about various opportunities from East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) project contributes to East Africa.

Tanzania-Uganda oil and Gas Symposium 
Ugandan President also attended the Tanzania-Uganda oil and Gas Symposium.
The theme of the Symposium was “Enhancing Private Sector Partnership in Oil and Gas Sector”, and the symposium aims to increase gas and oil cooperation between two countries. Both countries’ officials approved various energy projects in the symposium.
While speaking, the Ugandan President called for unity of the East Africa community and said, “East Africa must unite for its survival.” The East African population is projected to be 401 million people by 2050, hence will need a market for its businesses. Furthermore, a Political Federation is a direct route to strategic security, we cannot build walls between sister countries, he added.
Uganda,s President Visit to Different Sites.

Further, Uganda’s President also visited the Port of Dar es Salam and the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) in Tanzania. SGR is an under-construction railway project that connects Tanzania with neighboring countries, Uganda and Rwanda. The project is a part of the East African Railway Master Plan.

At the end of the state visit, President Museveni paid a visit to the ancestral home of the Late Tanzania President, John Pombe Joseph Magufuli. He paid respect to the Former Head of the State of Tanzania.

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