Today 21st November 2020, the High Commissioner,H.E Barbara O.NEKESA flanked by the officer incharge of Economic Commercial Diplomacy Mr. Jullius J. Kivuna, met a team from Uganda Airlines led by the Director Safety Cpt. Bruno Oringi Endre.

They discussed about the upcoming Uganda Airlines operations to Southern Africa with flights to Johannesburg via Lusaka and back to Entebbe, security assessment, Ground handling and general compliance needed for the flights.

The Director Safety thanked the mission for the exceptional way the repatriation flights were  organized and hoped that the same will apply as they organize to launch flights to the region.

The ECD requested the team to consider flying in Ugandan products for example green bananas, pineapples, yams, Uganda waragi which are so far allowed on the South African market but are currently hindered by the exorbitant freight charges by others Airlines.

The High Commissioner assured the team of full cooperation and continued commitment to ensure the success of the coming operations.

She thanked the team for having reached out to the mission to fully involve it in this new operation by Uganda Airlines.

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