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President bids farewell to Kenyan envoy to Uganda

By Vision Reporter

Added 20th July 2018 05:24 PM

During the meeting on Tuesday, Ambassador Okanga, expressed his gratitude to the President and Ugandans for the hospitality accorded to him during his stay.

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During the meeting on Tuesday, Ambassador Okanga, expressed his gratitude to the President and Ugandans for the hospitality accorded to him during his stay.

PIC: President Museveni with outgoing Kenyan High Commissioner to Uganda, Gen Geoffrey Okanga and his wife Rosemary during their visist. (Courtesy photo)

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KAMPALA - President Yoweri Museveni has received the out-going Kenyan High Commissioner to Uganda Maj. Gen. (Rtd) Geoffrey Okanga who called on him at State House, Entebbe to take leave of him at the end of his nine-year tour of duties in the country.

Museveni appreciated Ambassador Okanga’s input in cementing the economic relationship and social ties between the two neighbouring East African Community members; Kenya and Uganda, according to a release from State House.

President Museveni chats with outgoing Kenyan High Commissioner to Uganda, Gen Geoffrey Okanga during his visist to State House Entebbe. (File photo) 

During the meeting on Tuesday, Ambassador Okanga, expressed his gratitude to the President and Ugandans for the hospitality accorded to him during his stay in the country saying that it enabled him perform successfully.

He also commended the President for his support to over 2,000 Kenyans who went to Kiryadongo District in Bunyoro Sub-Region during the 2008 – 2009 post election violence in Kenya.

The High Commissioner further hailed the President for the joint border commission set up between Uganda and Kenya, which he noted, will go a long way to further boost trade relations between the two countries.

 

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