Premier leaves for home after visit to Uganda
Updated: 2006-06-24 21:47 Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has left here for home
on Saturday afternoon at the end of his two-day official visit to Uganda.
China's Premier Wen
Jiabao (L) and Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni watch the honour guard
on Wen's arrival at Entebbe international airport, 47 km (29 miles)
southwest of Uganda's capital Kampala, June 23, 2006. Wen is on a one-day
state visit as part of a seven African
The two governments signed six agreements and issued a 10-point joint
communique on Friday after Wen Jiabao held talks with Ugandan President Yoweri
Museveni at the State House in Kampala.
The two sides agreed to keep high-level contacts to boost mutual political
trust, deepen business cooperation, strengthen coordination in the multilateral
arena and further develop the friendly relations and cooperation between China
The Chinese premier extended an invitation from Chinese President Hu Jintao
to President Museveni to attend the Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa
Cooperation due to be held later this year. President Museveni accepted the
invitation with pleasure.
Wen also held talks with Ugandan Prime Minister Apolo Nsibambi earlier in the
day, who held the departure ceremony at the Entebbe airport for Wen.
Uganda is the last leg of Wen's eight-day Africa tour starting from June 17.
Wen visited Tanzania before he came to Uganda after touring Egypt, Ghana, the
Republic of the Congo, Angola and South Africa.