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Mr. Donald KASONGI the NBD Board Secretary General delivers the NBD statement on behalf of NBD Board Chair person, Prof. Muawia Hamid SHADDAD.
On February 22nd February 2021, the Nile Basin Discourse (NBD) joined Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) to celebrate the Regional Nile day that was hosted by the Republic of Uganda.  The event held virtually attracted different stakeholders, government officials, and Development Partners among others. The theme for this year's celebration was “Rethinking Regional Investments in the Nile Basin”.

At the virtual occasion, NBD made a statement delivered by NBD Board Secretary General Mr. Donald KASONGI on behalf of NBD Board Chair person, Prof. Muawia Hamid SHADDAD. (Read full statement also attached at the bottom)

In his message, he reiterated NBD commitment to continue cooperation with NBI to ensure that the current strategic partnership yields benefit to Nile Basin citizens.


Prof. SEIFELDIN Hamad Abdalla, the NBI Executive Director
Prof. SEIFELDIN Hamad Abdalla, the NBI Executive Director
At the same event, a 5-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between NBI and NBD. The MoU intends to strategically stimulate and facilitate partnership on activities and projects between the two institutions.
The just signed MoU is effective from 2021 until 2025. It builds on the previous successful MoUs that were signed between the two parties in the previous years.

If you missed the live streaming of the Regional Nile Day Celebrations event, you can still watch it via YouTube on this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dz9TsV0Jr6k


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