Feb 17, 2017: Finally, the D-Day is here and POATE 2017 kicks off. Later in the evening, the official Welcome ceremony took place.
The 2017 Pearl Of Africa Tourism Expo kicked off this morning at the Kampala Sheraton Hotel, and the highlight of the morning session was the launch of the East Africa Tourism Platform (EATP).
Exhibition was on at the grounds of the hotel and as I navigated the stands, I ran into Mr. Jafa’ar Idi Amin, son of the former Ugandan dictator.
Later in the evening, the official Welcome Ceremony took place at the Kampala Sheraton Hotel. It was a an exciting evening to cap off the official opening of the Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE 2017).
Apart from the inevitable speeches, there was a live band while good food and drinks was served. Afterwards, Cephas and I went out to explore the night…