The Kenyan Ambassador to Uganda, Kiema Kilonzo, has said the Kenya High Commission in Kampala is committed to promoting friendship and mutual understanding between Uganda and Kenya.
Ambassador Kilonzo was Tuesday announcing a series of pre-independence activities in the month of December, 2018 culminating with Jamhuri Day Reception to be hosted on 11th December, 2018.
“As we celebrate our 55th Jamhuri Day, and considering that Cultural Diplomacy is one of the key Pillars of our Kenya Foreign Policy, Kenya High Commission in Kampala endeavors to use our rich and diverse culture to promote friendship and mutual understanding between our two countries,” said Amb Kilonzo.
He added: “We further acknowledge that Economic growth and sustainable social economic development is necessary to achieve the President’s Big Four Agenda which include investment in manufacturing, food security, affordable housing and healthcare for all.”
The activities include a Social Corporate event scheduled for Wednesday, 5th December, 2018.
This will include a visit to MASULITA Children’s Village in Wakiso District to express solidarity and support the concerted efforts of the Ugandan people to positively impact the lives of the underprivileged in the society.
The Mission with the support of its friends will visit the MASULITA Village to celebrate early Christmas with the Children and donate shoes and food stuff.
The donations have been made possible by companies like; Bata Shoe Company Uganda Limited, Grain Bulk Handlers (U) Ltd., Riders Uganda Ltd., and Symbion Uganda Ltd.
The mission will also host a Golf Tournament on Saturday, 8th December, 2018 at the Uganda Golf Club, Kitante.
Amb Kilonzo said the tournament is meant to facilitate a stress free environment for interaction and conversation on trade and investment between government officials, the cooperate world, and other like-minded persons.
The Tournament has been made possible by the Support of Companies like; Commercial Bank of Africa Limited (CBA), Equity Bank Uganda Limited, Fly SAX, Horyal Investments, Kampala Serena, KCB Bank Uganda Limited, Kenya Airways, Kenya Ports Authority, Liaison Uganda Ltd., Midland Group of Companies, NC Bank Uganda Limited, One Petroleum (U) Ltd., Petro Uganda Ltd., STABEX International, Uganda Breweries Limited.