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Parliament Signs MOU to Boost Co-operation with China

The memorandum between the parliament of Uganda and the National people’s congress of the People’s Republic of China aims at guiding the Nationals of the two countries in fighting terrorism, extremism, separatism and condemning terrorism in all forms.
Speaker Rebecca Kadaga with Visiting Chairman National People\'s Congress of the Republic of China at Parliament


Parliament of Uganda signs a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that will be used to boost cooperation with the National people’s congress of the People’s Republic of China.

The MOU empowers the two parliaments to promote social cohesion, solidarity and widest possible participation of the people in creation of prosperity. it also aims at guiding the Nationals of the two countries in fighting terrorism, extremism, separatism and condemning terrorism in all forms.

Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga signed the momorandum on behalf of Uganda while signed on behalf of  china

The two parliaments want to use the Memorandum to share best practices and experiences in enhancing gender equality, empowerment of women, promotion of women’s participation in political, economic, cultural and social fields as well as reduction of maternal mortality and improving maternal and reproductive health. They will also use it to promote technological innovation, science and Information communication Technology (ICT) development and work together in developing e-parliament.

To enforce the memorandum, Zhang Dejiang announced that China will be hosting annual trainings for Ugandan MPs on different issues to boost their knowledge.

Zhang Dejiang, one of the high ranking officials in China led a delegation of over 50 officials from china for an official visit to Uganda.  He donated 90 computers, 50 printers and 24 fax machines to support the IT section in Parliament of Uganda.