Khartoum to reconstruct embassy in Uganda
Uganda said Sunday neighboring Sudan would start reconstruction of its derelict embassy in Kampala marking improved relations between the two neighboring countries.
"This is a show of confidence on relations between the two countries, only revived a year ago," said a foreign ministry official, cited by AFP. Sudan's Charge D'Affairs in Kampala Sirajuddin Mohammed said construction of the embassy in Kampala's exclusive Nakasero residential suburb would cost an estimated 600 million Uganda shillings (343,000 dollars) and that the new Sudanese ambassador was expected next month.
Improved ties between the two countries have helped Uganda hunt down Lords Resistance Army (LRA) rebels based in southern Sudan. Sudan has also stopped financing the LRA as a result of the cooperation. (Albawaba.com)
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