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Presidents Museveni, Uhuru in bilateral meet

Tuesday, 30th August 2016
Presidents Museveni, Uhuru in bilateral meet
President Yoweri Museveni held a bilateral meeting on Monday, 29th August 2016 with his host President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya at Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi. 

The meeting comes at the heels of the closure of the TICADVI summit that attracted over 30 heads of state from Africa and 100 chief executive officers from Japan representing top Japanese companies.

The two leaders discussed matters of mutual interest between Uganda and Kenya.

The summit was anchored on the theme of "Advancing Africa's Sustainable Development Agenda and,"Partnership for Prosperity."

Following the successful summit, the Nairobi Declaration and its Implementation Plan were adopted unanimously. The Nairobi declaration contains the blueprint for the continued partnership between Africa and Japan and will guide the delivery of the agreements reached during the talks.

The Nairobi declaration is designed to contribute to the improvement of infrastructure, clean energy generation and distribution, modernization of agriculture and health. The deal is also expected to usher in greater economic integration of Africa and will also boost empowerment of women and youth.