On 1st December 2021, the Honorary Consul of Malaysia in Uganda, AlHaj Habib Kagimu paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Uganda, Hon. Maj. Gen. (Rtd.) Kahinda Otafire and discussed matters of mutual interest between the Republic of Uganda and Malaysia.
On 18th November 2021, the Honorary Consul of Malaysia in Uganda, AlHaj Habib Kagimu held a cordial meeting with the Minister of Security of the Republic of Uganda, Hon. Maj. Gen. Jim Muhwezi and discussed matters of mutual interest between the Republic of Uganda and Malaysia.
Kampala businessman, Habib Kagimu has been appointed the first-ever honorary consul of the Kingdom of Malaysia to Uganda, the Nile Post has learnt.
On Tuesday, Kagimu presented his credentials to the State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Henry Okello Oryem.
Speaking at the function, Kagimu said it was an honor to have been appointed to represent Malaysia’s interests in Uganda, adding he will boost the relationship between the two countries in areas of trade, investment, tourism, health, and education.
“I would work to promote investments from Malaysia into Ugandan but also encourage Ugandan businessmen trade in Malaysia,” Kagimu said.
“They love coffee and tea very much and so Uganda has got a good opportunity to export both of the products to Malaysia.”
He said in terms of health, the Asian country is developed and their facilities cost less than anywhere else.
“Malaysia being a major exporter of palm oil, prime location to further education at tertiary level and a growing destination for medial and traditional tourism that Ugandans can tap into,” the new honorary consul to Uganda said.
The State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Henry Okello Oryem said this is a rare chance to further strengthen the relationship between the two countries.
It gives me great pleasure to welcome all users of the new site of the Honorary Consulate of Malaysia in Uganda.
This platform provides a channel to information about Malaysia and Uganda as well as access to the contacts and consular services that are available to those we serve.
The website of the Honorary Consulate of Malaysia in Uganda was created to respond effectively to all citizens who need to have simple and fast access to all information. Whether the information is related to obtaining documents, services, schedules, investments or any other requests about Malaysia and Uganda, this site will enable us to support the both communities and help those who need our services. My whole team and I feel privileged to be able to provide this new information channel to all who ask for our assistance. It is our goal to encourage contacts between citizens, gather suggestions and bring the community together.
It’s my intention to promote bilateral relations between both Malaysia and Uganda which has a shared history. We are the consulate are excited and ready to develop meaningful and mutually sustainable, economic and cultural relations between our two countries.
I hope you will be encouraged, in light of my vision, to give favorable consideration in engaging our consular services