President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has Saturday afternoon arrived in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the 2020 Dubai trade Expo. The Expo that will run up to March 31, 2022 was officially opened on October 1, 2021 in Dubai.
On arrival at Abudhabi International Airport, Museveni was received by Sheikh Shakhboot Nahyan Al-Nahyan the Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of UAE.
Others at the Airport to receive the president were; Abdulla Alshamsi the UAE Ambassador to Uganda, Foreign Affairs Minister Gen. Jeje Odongo, Finance Minister Matia Kasaijja, Amb. Zaake Kibedi, Amb. Henry Mayega, Amb. Arthur Kafeero and the Chief of Protocol Amb. Charles Ssentongo among others.
Sheikh Shakhboot Nahyan Al-Nahyan the Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International cooperation of UAE welcomed Museveni to UAE and wished him well in all his engagements while in the UAE
Expo 2020 is a World Expo currently hosted by Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, originally scheduled for October 20, 2020 to April 10, 2021.
However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Expo was rescheduled for October 1, 2021 to 31st March 2022.
Over 192 Countries, Uganda inclusive are participating in this year’s World trade Expo taking place in Dubai for 182 days.
On his three (3) day working visit to United Arab Emirates, President Museveni is expected to meet and have bilateral discussions with the rulers of Dubai, Abudhabi and Sharja.