Museveni Holds Private Meeting With Mozambican President Nyusi

Museveni Holds Private Meeting With Mozambican President Nyusi

By Ivan Mwine

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has Wednesday held a private meeting with his Mozambican counterpart Filipe Jacinto Nyusi  at State House, Entebbe .

President Nyosi arrived in Uganda with his beloved wife Isaura Nyusi for a three-day state visit, during which he  is set to discuss matters of national importance with Museveni, among them strengthening the relations  between Uganda and Mozambique.
Presidents Yoweri Museveni, Filipe Nyusi with their First Ladies

“I received H.E Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, the President of the Republic of Mozambique and The First Lady, H.E Isaura Nyusi at State House Entebbe. We held bilateral talks on areas of trade, tourism, and agriculture among other areas of mutual interest,” Museveni tweeted shortly after their meeting.

Museveni hosted H.E Nyusi and his Isaura at  State House together with the  First Lady H.E Hon. Janet Kataha   Museveni, who is also the Minister of Education and Sports.

 President Nyusi signing in the Visitors’ book at State House and H.E Museveni and the First Ladies look on

Nyusi, born 9 February 1959, is a Mozambiqan politician serving as the fourth President of Mozambique since 2015.

He is the current leader of FRELIMO, the party that has governed Mozambique since its independence from Portugal in 1975.

Additionally, he has served as the Chairman of the Southern African Development Community since August 2020.

During his time in office, President Nyusi has promoted peace and security, and signed multiple agreements with the main opposition parties, RENAMO, to bring a definitive and lasting peace to Mozambique.

He has also received international praise for Mozambique’s model of combating terrorism in Cabo Delgado.

Nyusi served as the Minister of Defence from 2008 to 2014 under Armando Guebuza.

He won the 2014 and 2019 Mozambican presidential elections as the candidate of FRELIMO.

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