Ambassador Moto presents credentials to President of Ireland 

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He was accompanied by the Deputy Head of Mission, John Leonard Mugerwa and Moses Mpungu, second secretary, according to statement issued from Uganda’s High Commission in London.

Uganda’s Ambassador accredited to Ireland, Julius Peter Moto, presented his letters of credence to the President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins at Áras, an Uachtaráin (Presidential House), Dublin on December 6, 2018. 
 
He was accompanied by the Deputy Head of Mission, John Leonard Mugerwa and Moses Mpungu, second secretary, according to statement issued from Uganda’s High Commission in London. 
 
The ambassador conveyed fraternal greetings from President Yoweri  Museveni and expressed Uganda’s appreciation for Ireland’s support and development cooperation in priority areas such as education, agriculture, health and governance. He pledged to further strengthen relations between the two countries, especially in trade, tourism and investment.
Ambassador Moto presents credentials to President of Ireland 

 
President Higgins expressed satisfaction with the cordial bilateral relations and recalled his previous visits to Uganda prior to becoming President.  He underscored the need to scale up cooperation in trade and investment.

 
Moto later hosted a Vin d’Honneur reception at Camden Court Hotel, Dublin attended by the diplomatic corps, officials from the Irish government and the Ugandan community in Ireland. 
 
He is scheduled to meet with Ruairi de Burca, Director General of Irish Aid, Kevin Smyth, Assistant Secretary, Department of Agriculture, and Frank Smyth, Director, UN Coordination, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade on December  7, 2018. 
 
He will also address a Business Round table comprising Irish and Ugandan companies on trade and investment opportunities in Uganda, at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

 

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