Ambassador's Message


Charge d’Affaires  Welcome Message

Dear stakeholders and clients as well as other esteemed visitors to this website, I welcome you to know more about us and our country Uganda.

The Embassy of the Republic of Uganda in Tehran is accredited to the Islamic Republic of Iran for promotion of bilateral relations in the political, security, economic, social and cultural fields. It is also accredited to the following countries on a non-residential basis: Republic of Azerbaijan, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Republic of Armenia, Islamic republic of Afghanistan, Republic of Iraq, Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzstan), Republic of Turkmenistan, Republic of Tajikistan, the State of Palestine.

The Embassy is supported by an Honorary Consulate of Uganda in Islamabad, Pakistan that help to enhance the Embassy's services closer to our clients, provide outreach and harness opportunities for trade, investment and tourism particularly in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Efforts are ongoing in identifying and appointment of Honorary Consuls in other strategic countries of accreditation where the Embassy is non-resident.

The mandate of the Embassy is to promote and protect Uganda's national interests in the Islamic Republic of Iran and the other countries of accreditation. The interests relate to the quest for the realization of national development, prosperity, peace and security in accordance with Uganda’s Vision 2040, National Development Plan III, the NRM Manifesto, the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as well the African Union Vision 2063.

To deliver the strategic mandate, the Embassy therefore strive to promote Economic and Commercial Diplomacy and other programs that enhance the prosperity, security and good image of Uganda taking into account mutually beneficial collaborative programs.

Uganda is endowed with enormous natural beauty, diverse cultures and warm and welcoming people. Sir Winston Churchill, a former British Prime Minister, , described Uganda as "THE PEARL OF AFRICA" and indeed a country gifted by nature: all year green; mountains; angulating hills; plateaus; variety of fauna and flora; hospitable climate intersected by the equator; lots of water bodies including Lake Victoria, the largest fresh water lake in the world; and River Nile, the second longest river in the world.

Therefore, through this website, all are welcome to visit Uganda and enjoy the splendors of our country. Apart from tourism, there are many business opportunities in investment and trade. Uganda operates one of the most liberalized economies in Africa with guaranteed safety of invested funds, high return on investments and freedom to repatriate one's capital and profits at any time. Uganda is a member of the East African Community (EAC), Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) and the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) which provide access to a large market of 1.2 billion people in Africa in addition to the wider world markets.

Uganda is a democratic country that holds periodic elections and upholds the tenets of good governance, rule of law and respect of human rights including freedom of press and speech.

The website is linked to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs headquarters' website, websites of other Ugandan Embassies abroad and a selected Ugandan Ministries and Agencies including those associated with the priority areas of trade, investment and tourism.

Lastly, welcome to Uganda and welcome to do business with Uganda and explore and enjoy its natural beauty, the Pearl of Africa. 

Oscar Edule /Charge d’Affaires