UGANDA- CHINA STRENGTHEN DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS.
The Forum on China- Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) has since 2000 provided critical economic support to Uganda by encouraging 98% of taxable Ugandan exports to duty-free entry into China. This was noticed by Rt. Hon Rebecca Kadaga (MP) while delivering her keynote address at the welcome dinner that the minister organized for H.E LIU GUOZHONG, Vice Premier of the State Council of The People’s Republic of China, and his delegation. The woman member of parliament for Kamuli district further attributes Chinese companies for having undertaken serious contributions to Uganda’s transformation in Science and Technology and the construction sectors, with the example of the development of Uganda’s National Backbone Infrastructure by Huawei Technologies with some of the latest innovations such as the 5G to enhance connectivity among MDAs. H.E LIU GUOZHONG was in the country for the official opening of The Third South Summit -G77 taking place at Speke Resort Muyonyo with the theme “Leaving No One Behind”
What’s G77 Summit?
The Group of 77 (G-77) was established on 15 June 1964 by seventy-seven developing countries signatories of the “Joint Declaration of the Seventy-Seven Developing Countries” The Group of 77 is the largest intergovernmental organization of developing countries in the United Nations, which provides the means for the countries of the South to articulate and promote their collective economic interests and enhance their joint negotiating capacity on all major international economic issues