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PUBLIC NOTICE 8 - REPATRIATION OF UGANDANS IN THE HASHEMITE KINGDOM OF JORDAN

Sunday, 2nd August 2020
Riyadh, 2nd August 2020: The Uganda Embassy in Riyadh has consulted various Airlines to arrange Special repatriation flights for registered stranded Ugandan nationals in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, expected to depart on Saturday, 15th August 2020

CLARIFICATION ON A VIDEO CIRCULATING ON SOCIAL MEDIA DATED 23RD JULY 2020 SHOWING 4 LADIES CLAIMING TO BE AT THE EMBASSY WITHOUT ANY ASSISTANCE.

Friday, 24th July 2020

The Embassy has learnt with concern a video recording dated 23rd July 2020 circulating on social media comprising of 4 ladies who were supposedly sleeping under a tree behind the Chancery for the past week.

The Embassy would like to clarify on the matter as follows;

PUBLIC NOTICE 7 - REPATRIATION OF UGANDANS IN THE SULTANATE OF OMAN

Thursday, 23rd July 2020
Riyadh, 23rd July 2020: The Uganda Embassy in Riyadh in coordinationwith the Association of the Ugandan Communityin Oman (AUCO) has consultedFly Dubai Airlinesto arrange a Specialrepatriation flight for registered stranded Ugandan nationals in the Sultanateof Oman, tentatively departing on Sunday, 9th August 2020.

REPATRIATION OF UGANDANS FROM THE KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA

Wednesday, 22nd July 2020
The Embassy of the Republic of Uganda in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia flags off the first group of 175  Ugandans being repatriated out of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia aboard Fly Dubai Airlines at 10:45hrs. These Ugandans were stranded in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia due to the travel restrictions imposed following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

PUBLIC NOTICE 5 - REPATRIATION OF UGANDAN NATIONALS STRANDED IN THE HASHEMITE KINGDOM OF JORDAN, THE STATE OF KUWAIT AND THE KINGDOM OF BAHRAIN

Sunday, 19th July 2020

Riyadh, 19th July 2020: The Uganda Embassy in Riyadh extends its heartfelt greetings to theUgandans living and working in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, The State ofKuwait and the Kingdom of Bahrain.

TheEmbassy has consulted various Airlines to arrange Special repatriation flightsfor registered stranded Ugandan nationals in the three countries mentionedabove, expected to commence on Sunday, 9th August 2020.Following these consultations, we would like to update the public on the matter.

PUBLIC NOTICE 4 - REPATRIATION OF UGANDANS IN THE KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA

Friday, 17th July 2020

The Uganda Embassy in Riyadh extends itsheartfelt greetings to the Ugandans living and working in the Kingdom of SaudiArabia.

The public is hereby informed thatthe special repatriation flight from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Uganda has been rescheduled for Wednesday 22nd July 2020,to give time for Ugandans to make the bookings and payments for this flight.

PUBLIC NOTICE: STANDARD PROCEDURES FOR THE RETURN OF UGANDANS STRANDED ABROAD

Wednesday, 17th June 2020

Riyadh,17th June 2020: The Embassy of the Republic of Uganda in Riyadh would like to extend its sincere appreciation to the general public for the patience exhibited during these unprecedented times following the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic which necessitated a restriction in travel in and out of Uganda.


Following the decision by Government of Uganda to the return of the stranded Ugandans abroad,this Embassy embarked on a registration exercise of her nationals in Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Jordan and Yemen from 17th April 2020.


The Embassy would like to inform the general public that according to guidelines issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uganda, the stranded Ugandans will meet the cost of travel and adhere to mandatory quarantine at a private center or accept to use a public facility on arrival.


The Embassy wishes to draw the attention of the public to the attached standard operation procedures for the return of Ugandans who are stranded abroad on account of closure of Entebbe International airport and the borders following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.


The Embassy will soon advise on the Airline to be used so that all bookings can be handled directly with the specified airline. You are highly encouraged to take a COVID-19 PCR test which will be a requirement when making the booking. We shall continue to provide the necessary guidance from time to time.

REGISTRATION OF STRANDED UGANDANS IN SAUDI ARABIA, JORDAN, OMAN, BAHRAIN, KUWAIT AND YEMEN

Friday, 17th April 2020
The Embassy of the Republic of Uganda in Riyadh is seeking to register and verify stranded Ugandan nationals who are currently in its area of accreditation (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Sultanate of Oman, Kingdom of Bahrain, State of Kuwait and Republic of Yemen), and as a result of travel restrictions imposed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, were not able to return home.

Click here to register online.

KING OF TOORO KINGDOM VISITS THE SULTANATE OF OMAN

Friday, 10th January 2020
His Majesty King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV, King of Tooro Kingdom visited the Sultanate of Oman as Special Envoy of H.E the President of the Republic of Uganda from Thursday,9th January 2020 to Tuesday, 14th January 2020 to deliver an invitation for His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Saeed to the First World Monarchs Summit scheduled for September 2020 in Kampala, Uganda.

KING OF TOORO MEETS ASSISTANT MINISTER OF ECONOMY AND PLANNING OF THE KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA

Friday, 3rd January 2020
His Majesty King Oyo Nyimba Kabamba Iguru Rukidi IV, King of Tooro Kingdom and his delegation met His Excellency Khalid Alshonaifi, the Assistant Minister of Economy and Planning of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Thursday, 2nd January 2020 at the Ministry of Economy and Planning headquarters with whom he shared the expectations for the World Monarchs Summit to be held in Kampala Uganda in September 2020.

UGANDA TO DEEPEN TIES WITH THE ROYAL KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA

Friday, 18th October 2019
Honourable Sam K KUTESA, Minister of Foreign Affairs receives Mr Bander Mohammed AL-FAIFI the Charge D'Affaires of the Royal Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Uganda Tourism Board Launches Travel Campaign Exclusively for the Middle East?

Thursday, 17th October 2019
Uganda Tourism Board has officially launched the Experience Uganda First campaign, in what is the first time for Uganda to create and promote a travel package exclusively created for locals and residents of the Gulf Countries.


PRESIDENT YOWERI MUSEVENI PRESIDES OVER UGANDA'S 57TH NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATIONS - CALLS UPON AFRICAN COUNTRIES TO JOIN EFFORTS IN FOSTERING ECONOMIC GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE REGION

Thursday, 10th October 2019
H.E. President Yoweri Museveni, on Wednesday 9th October 2019, presided over Uganda's 57th National independence anniversary celebrations at Sironko district headquarter grounds in Eastern Uganda and called upon Ugandans to support the National Resistance Movement plan of developing Uganda by prioritising production ahead of consumption. He said this would enable the country to solve the strategic bottlenecks to her economic growth adding that once solved, Uganda's economy will grow in double digits.

UGANDA OFFICIALLY JOINS THE INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT LAW ORGANIZATION (IDLO)

Friday, 4th October 2019

The Republic of Uganda has officially joined the International Development Law Organization (IDLO) an Intergovernmental Organization dedicated to the promotion of the rule of law as its 37th Member Party on October 4, 2019. This was after the Ambassador of Uganda to Italy, H.E. Elizabeth Napeyok deposited the instrument of accession at the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Rome.

MR. HABIB MIGADDE HOLDS TALKS WITH THE CEO OF SMASCO

Friday, 8th June 2018
The Charge D'Affaires a.i of Uganda Embassy in Riyadh Mr Habib Migadde held talks with the Chief Executive Officer of SMASCO Eng Abdallah Z Alomar in Riyadh on 7th June, 2018. 

HON JANAT MUKWAYA IN SAUDI ARABIA TO ATTEND THE FOURTH SESSION OF THE ISLAMIC CONFERENCE OF LABOUR MINISTERS

Thursday, 22nd February 2018
The Minister of Gender, Labour and Social Development Hon Janat Balunzi Mukwaya met the Minister of Labour and Social Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Dr Ali bin Nasser Al-Ghafees at the sidelines of the Fourth Session of the Islamic Conference of Labour Ministers, ICLM, held on February 22, February 2018 in the Red Sea Port City of Jeddah.  

MEETING WITH MR. ABUBAKAR ABUGHAIDA, PROMOTER OF SPINX INSTITUTE

Wednesday, 31st January 2018
The Charge d'Affaires of the Embassy of Uganda, Mr. Migadde Habib on 31st January, 2018 had a meeting with Mr. Abubakar Abughaida in his office at the Embassy.  

MEETING WITH H.E. BAKTY BATYRSHAYER, AMBASSADOR OF THE REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN IN RIYADH

Tuesday, 30th January 2018
The Charge d'Affaires of the Embassy of Uganda, Mr. Migadde Habib on 30th January, 2018 had a meeting with H.E the Ambassador of Kazakhstan in his office at the Embassy.  

PRESIDENT MUSEVENI, QATAR PRIME MINISTER HOLD TALKS

Wednesday, 19th April 2017
President Yoweri Museveni has held a meeting with the Qatari Prime Minister, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani in Doha today.