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Uganda to add Abuja to its airline routes, seeks increased business with Nigeria




The government of Uganda has sought increased business interactions with Nigeria while assuring that it will soon add Abuja to its airline (Uganda Airlines) routes.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs disclosed this via its official X page on Thursday.

The ministry stated that the agreement was reached when its High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ambassador Nelson Ocheger met with Nigerian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Yusuf Maitama Tuggar to discuss the promotion of trade and commerce between Uganda and Nigeria.

The Ugandan side revealed that the duo discussed the progress made to conclude the process of reviewing bilateral agreements between the two countries in different sectors such as energy, oil and gas, defense and security cooperation, education, and others.

Ocheger seized the moment to call for the scaling up of bilateral relations for the betterment of both countries.

He expressed delight that Uganda and Nigeria are committed to scaling up economic, commercial, and political cooperation.

The Ugandan ministry stated,

Tukur noted Nigeria’s age-long relations with Uganda and promised to keep it strengthened.

He tweeted on Thursday,