President Museveni and Samia Suluhu have reiterated their support for the private sector as an economic growth and development engine.
In this regard, Her Excellency President Samia Suluhu Hassan had a dialogue with the Private Sector Foundation-Uganda (PSFU) and paid a visit to the Namanve Industrial Park, where Her Excellency was taken on a guided tour of Roofings Uganda Ltd.
The Heads of State noted the growing total trade between Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania and directed the responsible Ministers to immediately remove any outstanding Non-Tariff Barriers in order to fully harness the Uganda-Tanzania trade potential.
His Excellency President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni expressed his gratitude to Her Excellency President Samia Suluhu Hassan for honouring his invitation and for the fruitful discussions they held.
The Heads of State further agreed on the pathogenic economy and specifically collaboration on the development of vaccines between the two countries.
It was also agreed that the United Republic of Tanzania will buy Anti-Retroviral (ARVs) Drugs from Uganda.
Their Excellencies were further briefed on the joint cooperation on security for the East African Crude Oil Pipe Line.
It was also agreed that Tanzania shall charge 10 Dollars per 100 Kilometers per truck from Mutukula to Dar es Salaam starting Financial Year 2022/2023 effective 1st July 2022.
It was further agreed that Uganda shall supply 10,000 tonnes to cover the sugar gap in the United Republic of Tanzania.
On education, it was agreed that Uganda shall identify a sister school in the Republic of Uganda to partner with the school in the United Republic of Tanzania, Nyabirenzi, Chato.