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Entebbe road sealed as S.Korea president jets in


Police has ordered for a diversion on Entebbe road ahead of South Korean President Park Geun-hye’s arrival in the country today.

The police traffic director, Steven Kasiima, said while convoys of the foreign dignitaries are on the airport highway, motorists will be required to leave the road for between one hour and two hours.

The alternative roads are: Kisubi-Ssisa-Nateete; Lweza-Seguku-Bunamwaya- Kitebi-Wankulukuku-Kabuusu-Rubaga; Makindye-Busabala-Kigo road-Kajjansi Airfield Road-Lutembe Junction; Zana-Nyanama –Ndeeba; and Lutembe Junction-Kajjansi Airfield Road-Kigo road-Ndejje road-Namasuba.

Such diversions were also witnessed during the May 12 presidential swearing-in when African presidents visited the country to attend President Yoweri Museveni’s inauguration.

South Korean president Park Geun-hye who is jetting in today will also visit National Farmers Leadership Centre in Kampiringisa, Mpigi District.

She will arrive with a huge business delegation with representatives of at least 100 Korean companies.

She will be the first leader of South Korea to visit the country.

The South Korean leader will later hold bilateral talks with President Museveni.

South Korea is home to a few global companies including ‪Samsung, ‪Hyundai, ‪‎Posco, ‪‎KIA.

The Turkish President, H.E. Recep Tayyip Erdogan will also arrive with a business delegation of representatives of Turkish companies seeking business opportunities in Uganda on May 31.

He will depart on 01st June. Turkey has an official policy of ‘Opening up to Africa’ based on political and economic cooperation.

Both South Korea and Turkey have business ties in Uganda through the Uganda National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UNCCI).

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