EAM Jaishankar will hold bilateral meetings in both the countries in addition to meeting their top leadership
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will pay official visits to Uganda and Mozambique from April 10-15, 2023.

This is expected to further strengthen India’s strong bilateral relations with these two countries, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said as it announced the visits on Sunday.

During his visit to Uganda from April 10-12, he is expected to hold delegation level talks with his counterpart Foreign Minister General Jeje Odongo. Additionally, he will call on the leadership of the country and meet other ministers.

EAM Jaishankar will also inaugurate the transit campus of the National Forensic Science University (NFSU) in Jinja. According to the MEA, a bilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Government of India and the Government of Uganda, on setting up of the first ever campus of NFSU outside India, is likely to be signed during the visit.

EAM Jaishankar will participate in the ground-breaking ceremony of a solar powered water supply project in Uganda. He will also address the trade and business community of Uganda and have an interaction with the Indian diaspora, the MEA added.

His visit Mozambique from 13-15 April 2023 will be the first-ever visit by an External Affairs Minister of India to the Republic of Mozambique.

During the visit, EAM Jaishankar will call on the country's top leadership and also co-chair the 5th Session of the Joint Commission Meeting with Mozambican Foreign Minister Veronica Macamo, the MEA said.

He is also expected to meet several other Ministers and representatives of the Assembly of Mozambique. EAM will also interact with the Indian diaspora based in Mozambique.