The head of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde is expected to have a four-day visit to Uganda next week.
According to a statement issued by the Ministry of Finance, Lagarde will visit from January 25 to 28 at the invitation of President Yoweri Museveni.
Lagarde says she hopes to gain a deeper understanding on Uganda’s economic agenda and discuss how the International Monetary Fund can best serve the country.
Meanwhile Finance minister Matia Kasaija has described the visit as further improvement of the already good relations between Uganda and the IMF.
Lagarde is expected to participate in a number of public and private events while in the country including holding bilateral talks with President Museveni, the Ministry of Finance and Bank of Uganda authorities.