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Uganda Delegation Visits Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas ( National Research University)

Friday, 22nd February 2019
The Uganda Delegation led by Hon. Elioda Tumwesigye , Minister of Science , Technology and Innovation visited Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas ( National Research University) today. The delegation met the Vice Rector for International Affairs Mr Alexander Makesimenko and had discussions on possible areas of cooperation including training, research and attracting Oil and Gas companies to Uganda. 

Uganda To Establish a Mineral Research Institute

Friday, 22nd February 2019
The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation , David O.O. Obong, Professor Kwesigwa Charles, Executive Director of Uganda Industrial Research Institute and Professor Tickodri Togboa , Chairman of Kiira Motors at the Laboratory of nanotechnologies at the National University of Science and Technology (NUST)-MISiS, University of Moscow 

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. 

Meeting Between H.E Ambassador Johnson Agara Olwa and Mr. Kalganov

Thursday, 13th December 2018
H.E Ambassador Olwa held a meeting with Mr Kalganov V. , an official from the Office of the Governor of St. Petersburg , Russia on 12 December 2018. The purpose of the meeting was to follow up on the MoU that was signed between the Ministry of Water and Environment of the Republic of Uganda and SUE " Vodokanal of St. Petersburg" in September 2018.

Russian Delegation to the 2nd Uganda - Russia Business Forum

Friday, 30th November 2018
Hon. Alexey Volin led the Russian delegation to the 2nd Uganda - Russia Business Forum which  brought together private sector actors from both countries. The Business meeting was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kampala on the 16th October 2018. This kind of meetings are very important in providing first-hand information on trade and investment opportunities and devising practical strategies for the mutual benefit of our two countries.

The Second Uganda-Russian Business mission was held on the 16th October 2018 in Kampala

Wednesday, 17th October 2018
Hon. Okello Oryem, Minister of State for International Affairs  and Hon.Alexey Volin Deputy Minister for Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation opened the Bussiness Mission

Delegation from Vodakanal of St Petersburg, Russia after signs MoU with Ministry of Water and Environment,

Friday, 7th September 2018
Delegation from Vodakanal of St Petersburg, Russia after signing MoU with Ministry of Water and Environment, visited Iganga and Jinja today to discuss areas of cooperation with district officials. They visited the source of the nile as part of their excursion

H. E Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Uganda to the Russian Federation meets the President of the Kursk Chamber of Commerce and Industry on 21 August 2018

Wednesday, 22nd August 2018
This was a coutersy meeting to share information about the opportunities and potential of trade , investment, education and cultural exchange between the Kursk Region of the Russian Federation and Uganda with the bid to establish relations between the Kursk Chamber of Commerce and the Republic of Uganda in these areas.

His. Excellency Amb. Johnson Agara OLWA Talks to the JSC Minsk Tractor Manufactures

Friday, 17th August 2018
On Friday 17th August 2018,  H.E Amb. Johnson Agara Olwa met the Head of Africa and America department of the JSC Minsk Tractor Works Mr Kirill Vasilenko to discuss business prospects with Uganda. Also in the meeting was the Chairman of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BelCCI),Mr Vladimir Ulakhovich and the Advisor of the BelCCI - Yaroslav Oleinik

Hon. Henry Okello Oryem and Hon. Alexy Volin sign Intergovernmental Commission Communique

Thursday, 24th May 2018
Hon. Henry Okello Oryem, Minister of State in charge of International Coopertaion and Hon. Alexy Volin, Deputy Minister of Digital Development, Communication and Mass  Media of the Russian Federation sign the Communique of the Second Session of the Intergovernmental Commission on Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Uganda today 23 May 2018 in Moscow

Ugandan Culture Promoted at the Peoples Friendship University Russia

Friday, 4th May 2018
Ugandan students were given a platform to exhibit their different cultures and traditions in Moscow. The exhibition was open for Public viewing. Several guests  showed interest in Ugandan crafts, coffee and the robust tourism sector. The exhibition was inspected by the assistant Deputy Rector and his delegation.

UGANDA DELEGATION FROM THE WATER AND ENVIRONMENT SECTOR HOLDS TALKS ON COOPERATION

Tuesday, 1st May 2018
As a result of the Interparliamentary Union meetings, the first Uganda delegation from the Water and Enviroment Sector arrived for a five day business visit with officials from Vodokanal a company responsible for water supply and waste management in St Petersburg , Russia. 

Hon. Rt.Col. Charles Okello Engola, Minister of State for Defence of the Republic of Uganda is received by Embassy Officials upon arrival in Moscow to attend the VII Moscow Conference on International Security.

Wednesday, 4th April 2018
The Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation has organized a Conference on International Security, which will be held in Moscow on 4th-5th of April 2018.
The Conference will focus on the defeat of terrorists in Syria. The Russian side will share its experience on combating ISIL and provide estimates on further development of the situation in the Middle East, including post-conflict rehabilitation.

His Exellency Johnson Agara Olwa meets the Minister of Industry and Trade of the Republic of Tatarstan, 22 March 2018

Saturday, 24th March 2018
Ambassador OLWA met Hon. Albert KARIMOV, the Minister of Industry and Trade of the Republic of Tatarstan as he concluded his two day working visit in Kazan, Tatarstan. 

AMB. JOHNSON AGARA OLWA MEETS MR. ARTUR S. NIKOLAEV

Wednesday, 21st March 2018
His Excellency Johnson Agara Olwa, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Uganda to the Russian Federation met Mr Artur S. Nikolaev, the First Deputy Chairman of the Board Organization Department Chief of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Kazan, Tatarstan today 21 March 2018.

AMBASSADOR JOHNSON AGARA OLWA MEETS MR IGOR SAPUNOV, THE DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE INVESTMENT DEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF THE REPUBLIC OF TATARSTAN

Wednesday, 21st March 2018
Ambassador Olwa requested the Investment Development Agency of Tatarstan to consider a collaboration with the Uganda Investment Authority.

UGANDA IS SHOWCASING COFFEE AND TEA IN MOSCOW, RUSSIAN 15 to 17 MARCH 2018

Thursday, 15th March 2018
The Embassy of Uganda in Moscow in collabration with the Uganda Coffee Development Authority are showcasing coffee at the Coffee and Tea Expo taking place from the 15th to 17th March 2018 in Moscow.

MOSCOW TO HOST THE COFFEE AND TEA EXPO . 15 TO 17 MARCH 2018

Tuesday, 23rd January 2018
Ambassador Johnson Agara OLWA met Dr. Emmanuel Iyamulemye Niyibigira , Managing Director of Uganda Coffee Development Authority this morning. The purpose of the meeting was to invite UCDA and other stakeholders to participate in the  Coffee and Tea Expo slated to take place in Moscow in March 2018.

THE MAYOR OF SOCHI INVITES AMBASSADOR JOHNSON AGARA OLWA TO THE INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC FORUM DUE TO TAKE PLACE IN SOCHI BETWEEN 16 TO 18 FEBRUARY 2018

Wednesday, 6th December 2017
Ambassador Johnson Agara OLWA this morning paid a courtesy call  to the  Lord Mayor of the City of Sochi in Russia ,Mr Anatoly N. Parkhomov . Sochi is well known for hosting the World Olympics of 2014 and it's the subtropical City of Russia which attracts lots of tourists from all over the world.

The Uganda Ambassador to Russia meets the Vice Chairperson of the of the Chamber of Commerce of Sochi. O7 December 2017

Wednesday, 6th December 2017
Ambassador Johnson Agara OLWA met Ms Natalya V. AKHTYRSKAYA  at the Chamber of Commerce office in Sochi, Russia this afternoon. They discussed possibilities of collaboration .