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PUBLIC NOTICE 17: REPATRIATION OF STRANDED UGANDANS IN THE SULTANATE OF OMAN

Saturday, 19th September 2020
Riyadh, 19th September 2020: The Uganda Embassy in Riyadh in coordination with the Association of the Ugandan Community in Oman (AUCO) has arranged the third special repatriation exercise for registered stranded Ugandan nationals in the Sultanate of Oman, tentatively departing on Saturday, 26th September 2020.

PUBLIC NOTICE 19: REPATRIATION OF STRANDED UGANDANS IN SAUDI ARABIA

Saturday, 19th September 2020
Riyadh, 19th September 2020: The Uganda Embassy in Riyadh in coordinationwith the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Uganda in Jeddah has arranged anotherspecial repatriation flight for registered stranded Ugandan nationals inthe Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, tentatively departing on Monday, 28th September 2020 from King Khalid InternationalAirport in Riyadh.

PUBLIC NOTICE 18: REPATRIATION OF UGANDANS IN THE HASHEMITE KINGDOM OF JORDAN

Saturday, 19th September 2020
Riyadh, 19th September 2020: The Uganda Embassy in Riyadh is arranginganother Special repatriationflight for registered stranded Ugandan nationals in the Hashemite Kingdom ofJordan, departing on Friday, 25th September 2020.

PUBLIC NOTICE 16: REPATRIATION OF STRANDED UGANDANS IN THE HASHEMITE KINGDOM OF JORDAN

Friday, 11th September 2020
Riyadh, 11th September 2020: The Uganda Embassy in Riyadh is arranging the fourth Special repatriationflight for registered stranded Ugandan nationals in the Hashemite Kingdom ofJordan, departing on Friday, 18th September 2020.

PUBLIC NOTICE 15: REPATRIATION OF STRANDED UGANDANS IN THE HASHEMITE KINGDOM OF JORDAN

Monday, 7th September 2020
Riyadh, 7th September 2020: The Uganda Embassy in Riyadh is arranging another Special repatriation flight for registered stranded Ugandan nationals in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, departing on Wednesday, 16th September 2020.

PUBLIC NOTICE 14: REPATRIATION OF STRANDED UGANDANS IN SAUDI ARABIA

Wednesday, 2nd September 2020

Riyadh, 2nd September 2020: The Uganda Embassy in Riyadh extends its heartfelt greetings to theUgandans living and working in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Thisis to inform the public that due to the positive response receivedfrom the Ugandans in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and with support of thegovernment of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Embassy has been able to securetwo flights departing the Kingdom on Sunday, 6th September 2020and Saturday, 12th September 2020 departing from King AbdulazizInternational Airport in Jeddah.

Therefore you are hereby informed that the flight has been moved up from 7th September 2020 and will  now depart on Sunday, 6th September 2020.

PUBLIC NOTICE 13: REPATRIATION OF STRANDED UGANDANS IN SAUDI ARABIA

Tuesday, 25th August 2020

Riyadh, 25th August 2020: The Uganda Embassy in Riyadh extends its heartfelt greetings to the Ugandans living and working in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Reference is made to our communication dated 19th August 2020 on the subject above, particularly calling on all Ugandans in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to make bookings and payments for a special repatriation flight scheduled for Saturday, 29th August 2020.

This serves to inform the general public that the flight has been postponed to Monday, 7th September 2020 to allow all Ugandans make necessary arrangements for their repatriation.

PUBLIC NOTICE 12: REPATRIATION OF UGANDANS IN THE SULTANATE OF OMAN

Sunday, 23rd August 2020
Riyadh, 19th August 2020: The Uganda Embassy in Riyadh in coordinationwith the Association of the Ugandan Communityin Oman (AUCO) has arrangedthe second specialrepatriation flight for registered stranded Ugandan nationals in the Sultanateof Oman, tentatively departing on Monday, 31st August 2020.

PUBLIC NOTICE 10: REPATRIATION OF UGANDANS IN THE KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA

Wednesday, 19th August 2020
Riyadh, 19th August 2020: The Uganda Embassy in Riyadh in coordination with the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Uganda in Jeddah has arranged a Special repatriation flight for registered stranded Ugandan nationals in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, tentatively departing on Saturday, 29th August 2020.

PUBLIC NOTICE 11: REPATRIATION OF UGANDANS IN THE HASHEMITE KINGDOM OF JORDAN

Wednesday, 19th August 2020
Riyadh, 19th August 2020: The Uganda Embassy in Riyadh is arranging another Special repatriation flight for registered stranded Ugandan nationals in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, departing on Tuesday, 1st September 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.