The Minister of Foreign Affairs Sam Kutesa on Friday received copies of credentials of the Ambassador designate of the Arab Republic of Egypt to Uganda, H.E Ashraf Mohamed Nabhan Swelam at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs headquarters in Kampala.
Kutesa congratulated the Ambassador designate upon his appointment and hailed the excellent bilateral relations between Uganda and Egypt.
“This appointment would strengthen bilateral cooperation, promote trade and investment between Uganda and Egypt,” the minister said
While presenting copies of his credentials, Ambassador Swelam conveyed a message of gratitude for the warm reception accorded to him.
He expressed his desire to work closely with the Ministry to foster economic diplomatic ties between the two countries.
Kutesa promised that he would give the Ambassador designate all the necessary assistance he needs to accomplish his assignments during his tour of duty in Uganda.