The President of the Republic of Uganda, H.E. Gen. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has received credentials from seven envoys newly accredited to Uganda from the Republic of South Sudan, France, Egypt, Iran, Turkey, Equatorial Guinea and the Saharawi Republic at separate ceremonies that took place at State House, Entebbe.
The first envoy to present his credentials to President Museveni was H.E. Juach Deng of the Republic of South Sudan.
The envoy was accompanied by his wife, Mrs. Pasquina Atak Garang.
Members of his entourage included the Deputy Head of Mission, Amb. Margaret Apuol Daniel, the Defense Attaché , Gen. Thiik Bol Giir and the Counselor, Mr. Joseph Anyak.
The new ambassador of France to Uganda, H.E. Xavier Sticker, also presented his letters of credence to President Museveni.
The President also received credentials of the new ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to Uganda, H.E. Monzer Fathi Abdel Aziz Mohamed Selim.
The new Egyptian envoy was flanked by his wife, Mrs. Engy Ramadan, who appreciated the beautiful climate of Uganda as well as the scenery.
The new Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran, H.E Majid Saffar was also at State House to present his credentials to President Museveni.
The new envoy of Turkey, Amb. Mehmet Fatih AK, who was accompanied by his wife, Mrs. Aysen AK, thanked President Museveni for his message of solidarity and condolences.
His entourage included the Deputy Head of Mission at the Turkish Embassy, Mr. Can Berk Atasoy, and the military attaché, Col. Ismail Demirtas.
The new Ambassador of Equatorial Guinea to Uganda, H.E Carmelo-Micha Nguema Misi, also presented his credentials to President Museveni.
He was accompanied by the Second Secretary at the Equatorial Guinea Mission in Uganda, Ms. Magdalena Nfono Menana.
The newly accredited envoy of Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic to Uganda, Amb. Salek Sghair Radhi, also presented his letters of credence to President Museveni.
The envoy was flanked by his wife, Mrs. Minatou Seddiki.
Amb. Radhi was accompanied by the Deputy Head of Mission, Mr. Mohamed Ali Mohamed.
The ceremony was attended by the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Hon. Okello Henry Oryem and the Minister of State for Regional Cooperation, Hon. John Mulimba.
Others included the Chief of Protocol, Amb. Charles Ssentongo and other senior government officials.
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