President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, on Tuesday, welcomed Emmy Award-winning producer Mr. Peter Greenberg to Uganda, initiating a documentary project aimed at highlighting the country’s vibrant tourism sector.

The meeting, held at State Lodge-Nakasero, provided an opportunity for Mr. Greenberg to delve into Uganda’s unique attractions in preparation for his upcoming film.

Mr. Greenberg, known also as the travel editor for CBS News, is set to produce “Hidden Uganda,” a documentary projected to reach an estimated 110 million viewers worldwide upon its release later this year.

During their discussion, President Museveni expressed appreciation for Mr. Greenberg’s visit and underscored Uganda’s natural beauty. He emphasized the country’s exceptional geographical diversity, from its equatorial position to its varying altitudes, fostering a rich ecosystem of flora and fauna unparalleled elsewhere. Additionally, President Museveni highlighted Uganda’s commitment to conservation, showcasing its numerous national parks and game reserves.

Furthermore, President Museveni emphasized the crucial role of indigenous agriculture in driving economic growth and sustainability, countering misconceptions about Africa’s potential and Uganda’s capacity for development. He spoke proudly of Uganda’s stability over the past three decades and its wealth of resources.

In response, Mr. Greenberg expressed gratitude for the opportunity to document Uganda’s tourism potential, acknowledging the collaborative efforts of Ms. Diana Museveni Kyaremera in facilitating their production trip. He praised Uganda’s untapped cinematic appeal and affirmed his commitment to showcasing the country’s natural wonders and cultural richness to a global audience.

Also present at the meeting were Ms. Diana Museveni Kyaremera and Ms. Deborah Pratt, a renowned American director and writer, further underscoring the collaborative spirit of the project.

Kimera Abdul is a Senior Journalist with Plus News Uganda. He identifies as an adaptable and enthusiastic individual who works to inspire generations. He posses a Diploma and Broadcast journalism and has...

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