Latest News Highlights

MEETING BETWEEN H.E AMBASSADOR JOHNSON AGARA OLWA AND DR. VLADISLAV SHORIKOV, THE PRESIDENT OF THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY OF TVER -05 MARCH 2020

Tuesday, 10th March 2020
His Excellency Ambassador Johnson Agara Olwa paid a courtesy call to the Dr. Vladislav Shorikov, the President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Tver -05 March 2020 in his office.

The purpose of the meeting was to invite the Chamber and Commerce and industry of Tver to visit the Uganda Expo 2020 and request for their cooperation in promoting trade, investment, tourism and culture between Uganda and Tver.

Dr. Vladislav Shorikov welcomed the Ambassador and informed him that it was the first time they were hosting a Ugandan Ambassador in their office.

He arranged an interview with a television and newspaper journalist to interview the Ambassador about his visit and prospects of cooperation between Uganda and Tver.

Dr Vladislav mentioned that the visit to Tver was a step to follow up on the Russia - Africa Summit which took place in Sochi in October 2019.

He also mentioned that there was need to break the walls of the unknown between the People of Uganda and the People of Russia especially Tver and this visit is a step towards sharing information and creating awareness.

Ambassador Olwa thanked Dr Vladislav and his team for accepting to meet him even when the appointment was requested for at short notice.

He agreed with Dr Vladislav about the need to break the walls of the unknown between the people of Uganda and the people of the Russian Federation and promised to work with the chamber on creating awareness and bring the people of Uganda and the people of Tver closer through business and tourism.

Ambassador Olwa took the opportunity to inform Dr Vladislav about the upcoming 2020 Uganda Expo which is scheduled to take place in Moscow from the 28th to 31sts May and invited Dr Vladislav and the Members of the chamber and Commerce and Industry of Tver to visit the Expo.

Dr Vladislav accepted the invitation and requested that the Embassy sends them more information about the expo which he will share with the Members of the Chamber.

Dr Vladislav informed Ambassador Olwa about the Economy of Tver and the major industries which include: Chemical Industries, Building of Machinery such as cranes and firefighting equipment, textile industry especially for fabrics made out of wool, Arms industry and competitive universities for Medicine and other sciences.

He also mentioned that Tver has vibrant agricultural sector especially for dairy and beef The confectionery sector is also among the best in Russia with supplies going to Europe, and they also process Coffee.

He also informed the Ambassador that the Chamber has contacts of big chain supermarkets which the Embassy can benefit from incase of need to supply Ugandan products.

Ambassador thanked Dr. Vladislav Shorikov for accepting to lead a delegation to the Uganda Expo and promised to work with the Chamber to promote trade, tourism, investment and education between the people of Uganda and the People of Tver.

Source:

Share