Mon, 02/28/2022


Today Morning, Hon. Gen. Odongo Jeje Abubakhar received and held discussions with Ms. Bjorg Sandkjaer, Kingdom of Norway's State Secretary for International Development at the Ministry Headquarters.


Hon. Odongo hailed the warm and friendly relations between Uganda and Norway. He thanked the State Secretary for Norway's Development support to Uganda. 


 In line with Uganda's focus on Economic Diplomacy, the Minister called on the Norwegian business community to take advantage of numerous trade and investment opportunities in the country especially in the Tourism and Agriculture sectors. 


 State Secretary Sandkjaer who was accompanied by the Norwegian Ambassador to Uganda, H.E Elin Ostebo Johansen, expressed her gratitude for the warm reception. She pledged Norway's commitment to the Development Cooperation framework with Uganda.




The meeting discussed various issues of mutual interest including; Regional Peace and Security, Food Security, Electricity Generation, Climate Change, and Environmental Protection