Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Uganda, DRC sign a memorandum of understanding

 Uganda has signed a memorandum of understanding with democratic republic of Congo to ease cooperation among the two countries.

 

The two agreements including easing trade and improving the standards of living. The agreement is part of a two days visit of Congo president his Excellency Antoinette Tshisekedi Tshilombo who in the country for two day state visit. The agreement also involved improving the standards of goods which will trade across both countries.

 

The two agreements were presided over by the of foreign affair minister Sam Kuteesa and the director of national bureau of standards Ben Manyindo.

 

The two heads of state also had a closed meeting where they agreed to foster trade through rehabilitation of roads which connect Pondwe to Benin,977 Kilometers, Goli to Bunks 181KM and Bunagana to Rutshuru road 24 kilometers. During the meeting the two heads of state welcomed the idea of forming a joint business forum under the theme promoting bilateral trade bilateral trade and investment.

 

Speaking after signing the agreement, president Tshisekedi pledged president Museveni I dear of Africa economic integration.

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