South Sudan President Salva Kiir Arrives in Uganda Ahead of IGAD Summit

The President of South Sudan, H.E Salva Kiir Mayardit has today arrived in Uganda to attend the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Heads of State and Government summit slated for tomorrow 18th January 2024 at State House, Entebbe. 

At Entebbe International Airport, President Salva Kiir was received by the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs in charge of Regional Affairs, Hon. John Mulimba, on behalf of the Ugandan government and H.E Simon Juach Deng, the Ambassador of South Sudan to Uganda. 

The President is also in Uganda to attend the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit where South Sudan will be admitted as a new member state.