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Ambassador Johnson Agara OLWA meets the Director International Cooperation Department of the Chamber of Commerce of the Russian Federation

Monday, 4th December 2017
Ambassador Johnson Agara OLWA and Embassy Staff meet the Mr Alexander Kopkov, Director International Cooperation Department of the Chamber of Commerce of the Russian Federation with his delegation at their offices this afternoon. 

The meeting was a courtesy call to the Chamber of Commerce Officials and to start the preparatory process of the upcoming 2nd Intergovernmental Commission between the Government of Uganda and the Government of the Russian Federation  scheduled to take place in May 2018

The Ugangan delegation will comprise of both Government Officials and Business Representatives . The purpose of the Intergovernmental Commission is to strengthen the relations between the two countries that have existed since 1962.

The Uganda NationChamber of Commerce and Industry signed an a memorandum of understanding in 2009 .

Areas of Russian interest include; mining, renewable energy, machinery among others 

Uganda is promoting trade , investment and tourism between the two countries and as called upon the Russian Business Community to consider investing in the tourism sector as well as visit Uganda as a tourist destination. Agriculture, mining , infrastructure development are some of the  other sectors Uganda is inviting Russian Investors to consider .

Coffee , tea and fruits are among the other products that Uganda is exposing to the Russian consumers 

Ambassador OLWA presented Good African  coffee to the Director International Cooperation

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