Uganda’s High Commissioner to Australia Professor Joyce Kakuramatsi Kikafunda recently presented her credentials to the Governor General Sir Peter Cosgrove, and the two later held bilateral talks.
During the function at Government House the Governor General thanked Uganda for hosting refugees from the region especially from South Sudan, and also praised Uganda’s role in keeping peace and security in the region especially Somalia.
He also told the delegation that included Ms. Carol Lwabi, First Secretary, and Ms. Juliet Okunia, Third Secretary that he is keen for Australia investors to invest in Uganda, mostly in the Oil and Gas sector. On Education, he was happy with the collaboration of some Australian Universities with Uganda Universities.
Later in the day the mission organised a reception at the Chancery that was attended by High Commissioners and Ambassadors of African group, officials from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Ugandan Diaspora.
Prof. Kikafunda previously served as Uganda’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.