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Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organisations Visit Mak, Commend Progress

  • In General
  • 15 Feb 2019 - 2:24pm
  • By Mark Wamai
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The Chancellor, Prof. Ezra Suruma (Right) hands over an assortment of Mak publications to Mr. Arthur Stark, Chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations (Left) during the delegation's visit to Makerere University, Kampala Uganda on 14th February 2019.

A delegation of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations led by the Chairman, Mr. Arthur Stark visited Makerere University on Thursday, 14th February 2019. The Conference comprises over 50 organizations established with the aim of strengthening the Israeli–American relations.

According to Mr. Stark, the team visited Uganda and specifically Makerere University to learn more about the country and establish opportunities for collaboration. “The operations of Makerere University give a broader perspective of what happens in Uganda. We are here to learn more about the country and establish opportunities for collaboration to further strengthen the relationship between Israel and Uganda".

On behalf of the Makerere University community, the Chancellor, Prof. Ezra Suruma, welcomed and appreciated the team for visiting the University. Highlighting the long history of mutual collaboration between Uganda and Israel, the Chancellor noted that collaboration in research was a point of great interest. He called for increased support towards research and capacity building programmes at Makerere University.

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