The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has, on 23rd March 2017, signed a US$14.3m public sector loan agreement with Uganda for the Vocational Education Project, Phase II. OFID Director-General Suleiman J Al-Herbish and H.E. Marcel Robert Tibaleka, Ambassador of Uganda to Germany signed the agreement.
In 2007, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) declared Uganda a priority country for development cooperation. At the bilateral negotiations between the Ugandan and German governments, held in Kampala in May 2013, both sides agreed that this cooperation should focus on three main priority areas...
The Uganda Embassy in Berlin has been equipped with the e-immigration system that will now make it possible for visa applicants to electronically personalize visas in Berlin. A team of officials from the Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control, Ministry of Internal Affairs, were at the Chancery to install the equipment and train staff.
Uganda has emerged as the fifth Best Exhibitor at the just concluded ITB Berlin, the World's Leading Travel Trade Show. This was announced by Hon. Prof. Ephraim Kamuntu (MP), Uganda's Minister for Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities at a reception hosted by Amb. Marcel Tibaleka, Uganda's Ambassador to Germany at his official residence.
The East African Community Member States, on 10th March 2017, held a joint event at the on-going ITB Berlin - the world's largest tourism trade fair that opened on 8th March and runs up to 12th March 2017.