Museveni Discuss Health Sector Partnerships with Iran Deputy Foreign Minister

By Stephen Ocaido

The President of the republic of Uganda Yoweri Museveni Yesterday met and held discussions with H.E. Dr. Mahdi Safari, the Deputy Foreign Minister in Charge of Economic Diplomacy of the Islamic Republic of Iran at State House, Entebbe.

President Museveni welcomed the partnership by the Government of Iran to support Uganda especially in the health sector and promised to work with them.


“For the general pharmaceuticals, we are ready to work with you in joint ventures for any medicine. The same with the vaccine,” H. E Museveni said, adding that it will help Uganda develop her pathogenic industry which offers huge economic opportunities in therapeutics, diagnostics and the vaccines.

“We are already working on all those vaccines here but it will be good to work with you,” H.E Museveni noted.


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