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New EU Head of delegation reports for duty

By Vision Reporter

Added 12th September 2017 10:23 AM

The Ambassador-designate said he was glad to be in Uganda again, a country he last visited 25 years ago.

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The Ambassador-designate said he was glad to be in Uganda again, a country he last visited 25 years ago.

Sam Kutesa, minister of Foreign Affairs receives Attilio Pacifici, the new European Union Ambassador to Uganda at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kampala on September 11, 2017. 

Attilio Pacifici, the new European Union ambassador to Uganda held talks with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sam Kutesa, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kampala on September 11, 2017. Pacifici replaces Kristian Schmidt whose tour ended in July 2017.

Kutesa, while receiving Pacifici’s copies of credentials, congratulated him on his new appointment in Uganda.

Pacifici thanked the Minister for welcoming him stating that he was looking forward to working with the Government of Uganda to strengthen further relations between the European Union and the Republic of Uganda.

The Ambassador-designate said he was glad to be in Uganda again, a country he last visited 25 years ago.

The two discussed various issues including EU strategies for strengthening the Private Sector in Uganda as a catalyst for development.

H.E. Attilio Pacifici has over 25 years career experience as a permanent staff member the European Commission mainly focusing his work on Africa and African Affairs.

He worked as the European Union ambassador to Liberia from November 2009 to December 2014.

Prior to His appointment, he worked as a senior advisor to the Managing Director European External Action Services for African.

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