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Iran ready to transfer scientific, technical experiences to Uganda/ Iranian companies to have a more active presence in Uganda

The President called the Tehran-Kampala relations "friendly and developing" and stressed that the Islamic Republic of Iran was ready to transfer its scientific and technical experiences to Uganda as a friendly country.

Speaking on Tuesday while receiving the letter of credence of the new Ugandan Ambassador to Tehran, President Hassan Rouhani said that Tehran was ready to further enhance its relations with Kampala in all areas of interest.

The President also responded to the request of the Ambassador of Uganda for the presence of more Iranian companies and the transfer of knowledge and technology to the country, and said, "The Iranian government will encourage Iranian companies, especially companies active in the fields of industry, science and technology to participate in development and infrastructure projects in Uganda".

Referring to the invitation of the President of Uganda to pay an official visit to Kampala, Dr Rouhani expressed hope that the visit would take place at a proper time.

At the same meeting, the new Ambassador of Uganda to Tehran Mr Muhammad Tezikuba Kisambira presented his credentials to the President, and said, "Uganda wants to promote cooperation with Iran in all fields and due to the great scientific and technical progress of Iran, wants the more active presence of Iranian companies".

The Ugandan ambassador also invited Dr Rouhani, on behalf of his country's president, to pay an official visit to Kampala.

Source: Presidency of Islamic Republic of Iran

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