The German foreign minister Dr Frank-Walter Steinmeier will visit Uganda from Saturday 21 to Sunday 22.

According to a press  release by Sussane Pflanz, the Press and Cultural Affairs officer at the German Embassy, Mr Steinmeier, who will be accompanied by MPs and representatives of the cultural and business community, will hold talks with President Yoweri and ministers Sam Kutesa (foreign affairs); John Nasasira (Information and Communication Technology); John Byabagambi (works); Matia Kasaija (finance); Prof Ephraim Kamuntu (water) and the Minister of Energy Eng Irene Muloni.

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The Foreign Minister will also meet presidential aspirants John Patrick Amama Mbabazi and Col (rtd) Dr Kizza Besigye; attend a press conference with Mr Kutesa at the foreign affairs ministry headquarters and later attend a panel discussion themed: Population Growth: Chance or Curse for Education and Economy?’ at Makerere University Main Hall.

Dr Steinmeier is on a four-day African tour that will also see him visit Mozambique, Zambia and Tanzania, the last stop of his trip.