Mr. Sam Kutesa, the Minister of Foreign Affairs has received copies of credentials of the Ambassador designate of Germany to Uganda, Mr. Matthias Friedrich Gottlob Schauer at the Ministry headquarters in Kampala.
The Minister congratulated the Ambassador designate upon his appointment and hailed the excellent bilateral relations between Uganda and Germany.
He noted that this appointment would strengthen bilateral cooperation, promote trade and investment between both countries.
He later thanke Germany for the support extended to Uganda in the Water, Energy and Governance sectors.
Kutesa further appealed for increased Economic Diplomacy ties between the two countries.
In presenting copies of his credentials, Amb. Schauer conveyed a message of gratitude for the warm reception he has received. In response to the Minister’s appeal, he expressed his desire to continue working closely with the Ministry to enhance Economic Diplomacy through the exchange of visits of business delegations, which will create business-to-business linkages between the two countries.
Kutesa promised that the Ministry will accord the Ambassador designate all the necessary assistance he needs to accomplish his assignments during his tour of duty.