President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey has started a 2-day official visit to Uganda at the invitation of President Museveni.
President Erdogan is accompanied by a high-powered Turkish business delegation.
President Museveni and the 1st Lady, Janet Museveni received the Turkish President and his wife at State House, Entebbe today.
The two Presidents are currently holding bilateral talks that are aimed at further boosting the cooperative relations between Uganda and Turkey.
President Erdogan’s current trip to East Africa will also take him to neighbouring Kenya.
Turkey which lies astride Europe and Asia, enjoys strong business ties with Uganda through Ankara’s official policy of “Opening up to Africa” in order to foster further the political and economic cooperation between Africa and Turkey.