Amb. Richard Nduhuura | Uganda’s New Permanent Representative To the UN Assumes Office

Posted June 13, 2013 by Ugandan Diaspora News Team in Diplomacy ~ 4,079 views


Ambassador Richard Nduhuura, arrived in New York to assume his new posting as Uganda’s new Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations by presenting his credentials to the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon. The Ugandan veterinary surgeon by training whose practice dates back to 1979 started out as a Veterinary Officer and continued to practice until 1989.

In 1988, he was elected General Secretary of Bushenyi District Local Council (LC-V), serving in that capacity until 1989. Between 1998 and 2001, he served as the Chairperson, Bushenyi District Service Commission. In 2001, he entered active politics, contesting the parliamentary seat of “Igara County East”, Bushenyi District. He won that seat and was re-elected in 2006.

Other portfolios — In 2001, he was appointed State Minister for Industry, serving in that capacity until 2003. He was then appointed State Minister for Trade, where he served until 2005. He then served briefly as State Minister for Local Government between 2005 and 2006.

Personal profile — Ambassador Richard Nduhuura is 57 years old, happily married with 3 children and a veterinary surgeon by profession. He takes up the post replacing Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda who ably served Uganda at the UN Security Council. Ambassador Nduhuura will be deputized by Mr. Kintu Nyago at the UN.

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