A Libyan delegation is visiting Uganda to discuss trade and Uganda's requirements for economic aid.?
A Libyan delegation is visiting Uganda to discuss trade and Uganda's requirements for economic aid. On Tuesday (July 4), the delegation had talks with President Idi Amin, who said he had made arrangements for the Libyans to travel to various parts of the county to see projects for which his government needed foreign aid. President Amin said that with the help of countries like Libya, Uganda had good prospect of economic development.
A Wednesday (July 5), they visited Parliament for talks with government officials.
SYNOPSIS: A five-man Libyan delegation is in Uganda for talks with government officials and private firms about trade between the two countries, and economic aid for Uganda.
The visit by the Libyans follows President Idi Amin's recent trip to Libya, where he received assurances that Libya would increase its imports of Ugandan products. President Amin was also promised economic aid... including money to build and run two hospitals.
On Tuesday, the Libyans had talks with the President, who made arrangements for them to see for themselves the projects for which foreign aid was required.
President Amin feels that with the aid of countries like Libya, Uganda has good prospects of economic development.