Uganda, Thailand Sign 5-Year Agriculture Agreement

Uganda, Thailand Sign 5-Year Agriculture Agreement

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The government today signed a memorandum of understanding with the Prime minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, Yingluck Shinawatra, to supply agricultural products and commodities for five years.

Shinawatra, who is on a state visit to Uganda at the invitation of President Museveni, was accompanied by several members of the Thai Royal government and a business delegation. In the memorandum, the two governments also agreed to promote and facilitate trade and investment.

They agreed to set up a joint committee to coordinate, guide and oversee cooperation in the areas mentioned in the memorandum.

The deputy Prime minister of Thailand Plodrasop Suraswadi and state minister for Foreign Affairs Okello Oryem, signed two memorandums, one on cooperation and food security, trade and investment in agriculture products and commodities, and the second in the area of technical cooperation.

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