Uganda Embassy Moscow put up a spectacular show to promote commercial
and cultural diplomacy during the maiden Afrofest Exhibition that took
place in Dovo Park, St. Petersburg, in the Russian Federation on June
Bringing together Africa and Russia through Culture and Education in
Russia's second largest city, the exhibition provided yet another
opportunity for Uganda to showcase its coffee, tea, tourist potential,
art crafts and dress.
The Ugandan Embassy in Moscow has marked the African Day by cooking
Ugandan dishes which included pilawo, chapati, firinda and groundnut
paste mixed with smoked meat. The Mission staff also showcased some
Ugandan traditional wear.
Uganda and Russia have signed an Inter Governmental Commission on
Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation. The ceremony was held at
the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Hon Okello Oryem Ag. Minister of
Foreign Affairs signed on behalf of Uganda Government while H.E Alexey
Volin, the Vice Minister of Telecom and Mass Communication of the
Russian Federation signed on behalf Russian Government.