Ambassador Tibaleka Presents Credentials to WTO Director-General

The permanent representative of the Republic of Uganda to the Uinted Nations Ambassador Marcel Tibaleka has presented his credentials to Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on 7th July, 2022.

Speaking at the event at WTO Headquarters in Geneva, Ambasssador Tibaleka appreciated the Uganda-WTO Technical Cooperation and pledged to broaden Uganda’s participation in the Multilateral Trading System.

He further congratulated the Director-General on the successful conclusion of the recent Twelfth WTO Ministerial Conference (MC 12) which among other actions, committed WTO’s increased response to emergencies including the COVID-19 pandemic and future pandemics.

According to a release from the Permanent Mission of Uganda to the United Nations, Geneva Dr. Okonjo-Iweala agreed with Ambassador Tibaleka on the need to broaden and strengthen cooperation between Uganda and WTO.

She further expressed her gratitude to Uganda for its contribution as the Vice-Chair of the MC 12.

The conference also reached an agreement on fisheries subsidies.

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