President Museveni told the new Vietnamese Ambassador, H.E. Nguyen Kim Doah, that Ugandans have been long-time friends of the Vietnamese people especially during the Vietnamese struggle during the 1970s under their umbrella organization called the Uganda – Vietnam War Supporters.
He assured the new Vietnamese envoy that a delegation of Uganda government officials will visit Vietnam in the near future to harmonize and carry out a feasibility research to identify strategic economic developmental areas in Uganda that Vietnamese entrepreneurs can invest in.
Later, President Museveni received the credentials of the new Congolese (Brazzaville) Ambassador, H.E. Guy Nestor Itoua whom he assured of the necessary assistance during his tour of duty in Uganda.
The President told the new Zambia High Commissioner, Mr. Benon Keith Chali, that Uganda and Zambia share strong bonds with a view to ensuring that their peoples get empowered further in sectors that are crucial for achievement in terms of socio-economic development.
The President who later received the credentials of the new Israeli Ambassador, Noah Gal Gendler, expressed happiness that Israel is interested in the development of the irrigation system in Uganda to boost and maximize the agricultural potential of Uganda.
He also commended Israel for its intention to introduce modern technology capabilities in Uganda as well as working for the strengthening of the bonds between Uganda and Israeli business communities.
The Israeli envoy disclosed that his country is focusing on other projects in Uganda like uplifting the standard of Mulago hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU), starting agricultural stations from which many Ugandans can learn from and encouraging the Uganda business community to pay a visit to Israel for on the spot exposures.