The Vice-President of India Shri M Hamid Ansari, accompanied by Smt. Salma Ansari, will be visiting Uganda from 21-23 February 2017. He will be accompanied by Shri Vijay Sampla, Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment and four members of Parliament, senior officials and a media delegation.
Bilateral relations between India and Uganda are characterised by historical cultural linkages, extensive economic and trade interests, and a convergence on major bilateral and international issues. H.E. President Yoweri Museveni had attended the 3rd India Africa Forum Summit held in October 2015. The visit by Vice President is expected to deepen and expand the bilateral relationship.
During this visit, the Vice President would be meeting H.E the Vice President of Uganda and H.E. the President of Uganda. The Vice President would also interact with the Indian community in Kampala.
Distributed by APO on behalf of Ministry of External Affairs – Government of India.