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Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uganda, Hon. Sam Kahamba Kutesa to Visit Japan

June 1, 2018

1. Hon. Sam Kahamba Kutesa, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uganda, will visit Japan from 3 to 8 June upon invitation by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

2. On this occasion, Mr. Taro Kono, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan, will hold a working dinner with Minister Kutesa.

3. Minister Kutesa’s visit to Japan is expected to further strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries.

(1) This will be Minister Kutesa’s eighth visit to Japan. With regard to the TICAD (Tokyo International Conference on African Development) process, Minister Kutesa participated in all TICAD Summits since TICADII. In spring 2017, the Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun was conferred upon Minister Kutesa for his contribution to the enhancement of Japan’s position of the United Nations as well as the strengthening of the relations between Japan and the United Nations.

(2) Minister Kono and Minister Kutesa held Japan-Uganda Foreign Ministers’ Meeting at the occasion of the TICAD Ministerial Meeting in Mozambique last year.

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