India and Uganda on July 24, 2018, signed four Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) in various fields including the areas of defense, diplomatic ties, cultural exchange and material testing laboratory.
The agreements were signed following the delegation-level talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni in Kampala.
Here are the MoUs signed between India and Uganda:
- MoU on Defence Cooperation
- MoU on Visa exemption for Diplomatic and official passport holders
- MoU on Cultural Exchange Programme
- MoU on Material Testing Laboratory
Other initiatives announced by PM Modi for Uganda
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi also announced two Lines of Credit worth nearly USD 200 million to Uganda in energy, infrastructure, agriculture and dairy sectors.
- India will continue to play a stable partner in the country’s journey towards development.
- India will also render vehicles, ambulances, and cancer therapy machine to Uganda.
- PM Modi also offered to build a commemoration center in Kampala in memory of Mahatma Gandhi.
- Both the countries would work together in trade, investment, and tourism sectors, supporting mutual prosperity through reciprocity.
- Training, capacity building, and infrastructure creation are core areas of cooperation between India and Uganda.