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New German ambassador starts work, to step up economic diplomacy

Schauer presenting copies of his credentials. PHOTO MFA

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Minister of Foreign Affairs Sam Kutesa has hailed Germany for the support extended to Uganda in the water, energy and governance sectors.

Kutesa made the remarks Friday after he received copies of credentials of the Ambassador designate of the Federal Republic of Germany to Uganda,  Matthias Friedrich Gottlob Schauer .

The Minister congratulated the Ambassador Designate upon his appointment and hailed the excellent bilateral relations between Uganda and Germany.

He further noted that this appointment would strengthen bilateral cooperation, promote trade and investment between both countries. Kutesa further appealed for increased Economic Diplomacy ties between the two countries.

In presenting copies of his credentials, Schauer conveyed a message of gratitude for the warm reception he has received.

In response to the Minister’s appeal, he expressed his desire to continue working closely with the Ministry to enhance Economic Diplomacy through the exchange of visits of business delegations, which will create business-to-business linkages between the two countries.


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