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Upcoming Russia-Africa Summit to Take Place in Sochi, Russia

Wednesday, 20th February 2019
Hon. Elioda Tumwesigye, Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation of the Republic of Uganda meets Mr Pavel Volosov, the Head of Africa Division , Department of International Cooperation in the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation. 

Also in the meeting was  Professor Kwesigwa Charles , Executive Director of Uganda Industrial Research Institute , Professor Murunga Florence Isabirye, the Executive Director of the Presidential Initiative  on Banana Industrial Development, among others.

Mr Volosov informed the Minister about the upcoming Russia-Africa Summit which will take place in Sochi, Russia from the 23 to 23 October 2019. All African Heads of State will be invited to the summit . 

He also informed the Minister about the St. Petersburg Economic Forum which will take place from 6-8 June 2019. 

Uganda will be invited to participate in both events. 

Embassy of Uganda