UGANDAN PRESIDENT VISITING ETHIOPIA

ADDIS ABABA, Dec 26 – Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni will arrive in Addis Ababa Friday for a three-day official visit to Ethiopia.

During his stay in the country, Museveni will meet with Ethiopian President Dr. Mulatu Teshome and Prime Minister HaileMariam Dessalegn and other senior officials to discuss ways of enhancing bilateral co-operation.

Memorandums of understanding (MoUs) in various areas are expected to be signed between the two sides during the visit, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here.

Regional peace and security issues will also be discussed by the two sides.

During his stay, the President is expected to visit the Gibe III hydro-electric power project now under construction. The project, when completed will be Africa’s biggest hydro power project with an installed capacity of 1,870 megawatts (MW) and will be able to supply electricity to neighbouring countries such as Kenya.

President Museveni will also visit the Metals and Engineering Corporation (METEC), a military industry.

SOURCE: ENA

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