Relations between Uganda and Egypt started way back in early 1950s during the political struggles for Uganda's Independence. Shortly after Independence, Uganda opened its mission in Cairo in 1965.Bilateral relations
Relations between Egypt and Uganda are warm and cordial at both bilateral, regional and international levels. The two countries enjoy close relations in political, economic, social & technical spheres. There has been exchange of high level visits by leaders of both countries ever since the establishment of bilateral relations.
Major frameworks for economical cooperation are under implementation which have resulted in significant public & private sector benefits for both countries. The two countries are members of the Nile Basin Initiative, COMESA, OIC, AU, NAM, UN, etc. As members of the Nile Basin Initiative both countries are working towards cooperative development and sustainability of the Nile water resources.