Meeting eyes with a silverback mountain gorilla across a misty jungle,\r\nafter an arduous hike through Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, leaves everlasting\r\nimpressions of arguably the best wildlife safari in the world.
The Embassy hosted 14\r\nstudents and staff from the U.S. Army War College based in Carlisle, Pennsylvania.\r\nIn her remarks to the visiting team, H.E. Amb. Oliver Wonekha said Uganda and\r\nthe United States have for a long time worked together on a range of issues\r\nincluding regional defense and security, as well as economic prosperity. She said\r\nthe partnership between the two countries has been helpful in ridding the\r\nregion of the threat of the Lordí»s Resistance Army (LRA) rebel group and\r\ncountering terrorism by the Somalia-based al-Shabaab.
The Northern Corridor is the busiest and most important\r\ntransport route in East and Central Africa, providing a gateway through Kenya\r\nto the landlocked economies of Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Eastern DR Congo.
Hon. Dr. Enrique\r\nSegura received his appointment as Honorary Consul of Uganda to Argentina. The signing\r\nceremony took place on April 20, 2015 at Uganda Embassy in Washington. The appointment of Dr.\r\nSegura will go a long way in strengthening the bilateral relations\r\nbetween Uganda and Argentina.
Prime Minister Rt. Hon. Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda is in the United States on official visit where he is expected to participate at a number of events and meetings. Dr. Rugunda visited Uganda Embassy in Washington on Friday May 22, where he met H.E. Amb Oliver Wonekha and staff, and commended them for the excellent work they are doing to promote Uganda in the United States of America, an important partner for Uganda.
We were privileged to host 40\r\nstudents and staff from The Oak Academy, Indianapolis, who visited the Embassy\r\nto learn about Uganda, its peoples, culture, history and aspirations.