22-08-2017, Kampala, Uganda: The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development H.E Amb (Eng) Mahboub Maalim this morning paid a courtesy visit to the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Uganda; Hon Sam Kutesa and Hon. Okello Oryem at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs offices in Kampala, Uganda.
H.E Mahboub Maalim updated the ministers and other senior Foreign Affairs officials on IGAD activities in Uganda and those planned for Uganda like the Moroto regional cross border project as well as the upcoming Resilience Summit . He also informed the Ministers the different ways Uganda benefits from IGAD programmes, projects and staffing.
Hon Kutesa expressed his appreciation towards Amb Maalim's contribution towards making IGAD a pronounced and elevated organization despite the regional issues that have taken priority in terms of time and resources like conflict resolution that should be dedicated for development according to its mandate.
The dignitaries expressed their commitment towards making IGAD projects a success in Uganda through working together with internal and regional stakeholders.