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Praising Uganda's Immigration Services: A Personal Account by Lars Peter Jensen at the 13th Summit

Lars Peter Jensen’s Experiences at Entebbe Airport

Jensen's account of his experiences at Entebbe Airport was overwhelmingly positive. He spoke highly of the consistency in the high-quality service he encountered, praising the proficiency and professionalism of the Ugandan immigration team. This seamless entry process, as he pointed out, is not just a matter of efficiency but also reflects the welcoming spirit of Uganda, making it a crucial aspect for international travelers, especially those considering business ventures in the country.


The Importance of Effective Immigration Services

Jensen’s experiences underscore the broader implications of effective immigration services. A smooth and hospitable entry process shapes the initial perceptions visitors have of a country. This first impression is significant and can influence their overall view of the nation and their willingness to engage in business or revisit.

Moreover, the professionalism and courteousness of immigration staff play a vital role in enhancing the travel experience for international visitors. It makes their journey more pleasant and inviting, encouraging more frequent and prolonged stays, which can have positive ramifications for tourism and business.



Lars Peter Jensen's praise for the Ugandan immigration services at Entebbe Airport, as shared at the 13th UK-Uganda Trade Summit, highlights the impactful role of efficient and welcoming entry procedures on international visitors. His experiences are a testament to the effective practices implemented by the Ugandan immigration team, reflecting the country's commitment to presenting a positive and hospitable image right from the first point of contact. This account serves as a beacon of encouragement and a clear indicator of Uganda’s dedication to creating a favourable and welcoming environment for global travellers and investors.

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A Tribute to Uganda's Immigration Team at Entebbe Airport...

“Whenever I pass through Entebbe Airport, I consistently encounter outstanding customer service from the Ugandan immigration team. Their proficiency and professionalism not only ensure a seamless entry process but also splendidly showcase Uganda’s hospitable nature. Such a high standard of service significantly enhances the travel experience for international visitors like myself.”
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Remarks by Cllr Ramji Chauhan, Mayor of London Borough of Harrow

Councillor Ramji Chauhan, Mayor of Harrow and the first Uganda-born individual in the role, shared his journey from a Ugandan refugee to UK public servant. Elected in 2010, he’s focused on community service and environmental conservation. He embodies the resilience of Ugandans, contributing significantly to global trade and business.

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Rt. Hon.

T. Tayebwa

13th annual UK-Uganda Convention

Rt. Hon. Tayebwa conveyed a powerful message about Uganda’s resilience, particularly through the COVID-19 pandemic, highlighting the country’s stable economy and its ability to continue thriving despite closed borders. He assured investors of a secure and conducive environment for investment, referencing Uganda’s remarkable recovery and stability post-independence, and the return of properties to Asians who lost them during tumultuous times.

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Preview of the 13th Annual UK-Uganda Convention 2023, scheduled for September 8, 2023, in London, hosted at the esteemed Blue Orchid Hotel, London.