The People’s Republic of China on Wednesday handed over 70 Vehicles to Uganda which were supposed to be used during the now deferred United Nations G77 plus China Summit.
The Chinese Ambassador to Uganda, Zheng Zhuqiang, handed over the vehicles to Hon. Sam Kutesa, Uganda’s minister of foreign affairs at the event held at the ministry of works headquarters.
Zheng revealed that the Sports Utility Vehicles costing are part of the donation of accreditation equipment and access and control gadgets that were to be used during the summit that was scheduled for April last year but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The Chinese government will always support the Ugandan government for hosting more global events, like the Third South Summit, to enhance international cooperation and development among the developing countries,” Zheng stated.
Addressing the Chinese and Ugandan delegation on Hon. Kutesa expressed thanks to the Chinese government for the unrelenting support to Uganda, adding that the conference, although was postponed, would be held soon.
“Uganda values our relations and remains committed to deepening them further,” said Kutesa.
The G77 at the United Nations is a coalition of developing countries with an aim to promote its members’ collective political and economic interests in the world body.