Uganda’s Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation Hon. Elioda Tumwesigye led a delegation to Moscow to sign a Memorandum of Understanding on Scientific, Technical and Innovative Cooperation between Ugandan Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation and the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation.
The delegation also attended the Moscow International Education Fair and also met the Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation together with the Rector of Pushkin State University of Russian Languages.
Hon. Tumwesigye made a public lecture at Pushkin State University of Russian Languages on Vision 2040, Uganda’s Development Strategy and how Russia can participate in its implementation.
The Minister also met the Ugandan students in Moscow and the Deputy Minister of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation, Hon. Alexey Volin.
Tumwesigye also visited the Ordzhonikidze Russian State Mineral Exploration University and the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Science for bilateral meetings as well.
The purpose of this Memorandum is to contribute to the development and realization of mutually beneficial cooperation in the field of science, technology and innovation.
Both parties identified areas of cooperation and implementation should begin by July 2019.