China urged to Intervene on the Plight of Ugandans in China.
The minister of foreign affairs Hon Sam Kutesa has met with Ambassador of China to Uganda his Excellency Zheng Zhuaqiang on the situation regarding the plight of Ugandans in China.
Kutesa conveyed the serious concern of the government of Uganda on the harassment and mistreatment of its nationals in China.
He called on the government of China to urgently address the plight of Ugandans in China.
The chinse Ambassor assured the government of Uganda, that china values its relationship with Uganda and other African countries.
Mr. Zhuqiang noted that the chinse government is taking steps to address the matter and undertook to take up the concerns of government of Uganda with the relevant authorities in China.
There have been reports of segregation by Chinese nationals against people from Africa, including Ugandans and denying them essential services, targeting them as carriers of the COVID -19 disease.
The meeting was attended by the permanent secretary ministry of foreign affairs, Amb Patrick Mugoya and Uganda’s Ambassador to China, Dr. Crispus Kiyonga.