Magufuli expected in the country for a 3 day visit

By Benjamin Jumbe:

Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli is set to arrive in Uganda today for a 3 day state visit.

On arrival President Magufuli and his host President Yoweri Museveni will be commissioning a one stop border post at Mutukula and lay a cross border mark stone at Luzinga village for the East Africa Crude oil pipeline.

Museveni together with his visiting counterpart from Tanzania Magufuli are  set to Commission a One Stop Border Post at Mutukula as well as laying a cross-border mark-stone for the East African Crude Oil Pipeline during a three days working visit .

During this meeting the two heads of states are set to sign key bilateral agreement including cooperation in the Transport sector, Power Projects and Uganda-Tanzania cross border issues.

According to program the second foundation stone for the East African Crude Oil Pipeline will be laid on November 11th 2017 in Hoima.

President Magufuli’s visit comes at a time when the two countries have stepped up bilateral cooperation in a number of sectors.