German Minister Sigmar Gabriel to Meet Museveni, Refugees

Foreign Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany, Sigmar Gabriel

The Foreign Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany, Sigmar Gabriel, will arrive in Uganda tomorrow ahead of a meeting with President Yoweri Museveni and refugees.

A statement from the Germany Embassy shows that Gabriel is going to travel to Arua for a visit at the Rhino Camp Refugee Settlement (Ofua Zone) in the morning.

“During his stay there, he will view a water system project run by Malteser International, greet staff and students of a Primary School and hand over some sports equipment to the school,” reads in part the statement.

The embassy also says that Gabriel is going to meet representatives of the German Development Cooperation sector, after which he will be “introduced to the Uganda-South Sudan Cross Border Radio Network supported by Deutsche Welle Academy, before returning to Entebbe.”

Museveni, Uganda’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Sam Kutesa, ChimpReports understands, will meet the delegate at the State House in Entebbe later in the afternoon.

Members of the civil society have also been invited to meet the Federal Foreign Minister at a quiet dinner at the German Residence in Kampala in the evening.

Through this visit, the Federal Foreign Minister commends Uganda for her refugee policy which stands out as an exemplary unique practice and deserves Germany’s support and recognition.

The Federal Foreign Minister will then travel to Juba, South Sudan, on August 10, 2017.

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