Uganda-Rwanda Ministers meet at border ahead of Museveni, Kagame meeting

BY: Eyalama In News On

Ugandan and Rwandan officials on Friday held a joint planning meeting at Katuna/Gatuna border post ahead of the planned meeting between Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni and his Rwandan counterpart, Mr Paul Kagame, on February 21.

In August last year, Mr Kagame and Mr Museveni signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Luanda, Angola that was meant to end a border standoff between the two nations and repair relations.

On Sunday, Mr Museveni and Mr Kagame were again in Angola where they resolved to meet again at Katuna/Gatuna border on February 21, as they seek ways to permanently end hostilities.

The Rwandan delegation was headed by the of Infrastructure Minister, Mr Claver Gatete while the Ugandan delegated comprised Works and Transport Minister, Gen Katumba Wamala and Dr Christ Baryomunsi, the State minister for housing.

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Uganda’s ambassador to Rwanda, Ms Oliver Wonekha and the Angolan ambassador to Rwanda, Mr Eduardo Octávio attended the meeting.

Katuna Town Council Mayor, Mr Nelson Nshangabasheija said that dignitaries were hosted in the newly-constructed one-stop border post before touring the no man’s land  where the meeting between Mr Museveni and Mr Kagame is scheduled to take place.

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