President Museveni Leaves for Russia-Africa Summit

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

ENTEBBE:  President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has today left for the Russian Coastal city of Sochi where he will join other 36 heads of State and governments for the Russia-Africa Summit and Economic Forum that opens tomorrow Wednesday at the Sirius Park of Science and Art in Sochi, one of Russias largest convention venues.

The President who is accompanied by his daughter Patience Rwabwogo Museveni was seen off this morning on departure at the VVIP lounge, Entebbe International Airport by the Minister for Presidency Esther Mbayo, the Head of Civil Service John Mitala, the Commander Air Forces Major General James Lutaaya, the A.I.G.P Andrew Sorowen and the Commissioner for Uganda Prisons Johnson Byabasheija.

President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin who will later host his guests to a gala reception will officially open the Summit.

President Putin in his welcome message to the participants said members of government agencies and business community and experts will substantially discuss the current status and prospects of cooperation and a wide rage of topical issues of the world economy.  #END….