Uganda has celebrated its nationwide day at Expo 2020 Dubai with a flag-raising ceremony on the stage of countries in Al Wasl Plaza.
There have been additionally speeches, cultural performances and a briefing on the Enterprise Join Centre.
Ugandan president, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, was welcomed by sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, commissioner common of Expo 2020 Dubai.
The delegation from Uganda included speaker of parliament, Jacob L’Okori Oulanyah, third deputy prime minister Rukia Nakadama Isanga and minister of international affairs, Al-Haji Abubaker Jeje Odongo.
The delegation toured the positioning, together with the management pavilion the place president Museveni signed a visitor guide, thanking the UAE for organising a World Expo that’s serving to to showcase the potential of Uganda.
In the meantime, commerce and enterprise alternatives had been mentioned throughout a briefing, and on the Solar Stage, guests loved vibrant performances from the east African nation, recognized for its nice number of conventional music and dance.
Nahayan stated: “As one of many quickest rising economies in East Africa and one of many international locations with the youngest populations on this planet, Uganda’s presence at Expo highlights its journey of development and improvement.
“Uganda’s participation beneath the theme, ‘Proper Place, Proper Time,’ underscores it as nation of many alternatives; from its unparalleled pure magnificence, endowed with various wildlife and landscapes, to its strategic funding alternatives throughout a number of sectors.”
For many years the ‘Pearl of Africa’ has been famend for its wonderful variety of vegetation and wildlife, and the pavilion’s interactive options mirror this, together with the Gorillas of Bwindi expertise, a exceptional augmented actuality journey that brings guests up shut to those magnificent creatures.
Guests to the pavilion can even discover the nation’s most wonderful options, together with the Ssese Islands and Queen Elizabeth Nationwide Park.
Uganda has lengthy been a serious commerce, transportation and logistics hub, and the pavilion, situated within the Alternative District, illustrates the nation’s regional significance in plenty of immersive methods.