A 3-day Exhibit showcasing Uganda was opened on 10th September 2015 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York Organized in collaboration with the Ugandan Minister of Tourism, Wildlife & Antiquities and the Uganda Tourism Board, the Exhibit was entitled “Uganda, the Pearl” under the auspices of H.E. Mr. Sam Kahamba Kutesa, President of the sixty-ninth session of the General Assembly. Hon. Dr. Maria Emily Lubega Mutagamba, Uganda’s Minister of Tourism also addressed guests. Featured in the exhibition were paintings by Stephen Gwoktcho, sculptures of Uganda’s Wildlife by American sculptor Bart Walter, Batik work by Nuwa Wamala Nnyanzi and photographs of Ugandan culture by D. Nsereko. The Permanent Mission of Uganda to the United Nations invited Member States to attend the cocktail reception that followed the opening whose Chief Guest was Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon. Also in attendance were Ambassador Patrick Mugoya, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Dr. Stephen Asiimwe, CEO of the Uganda Tourism Board and Dr. Andrew Seguya Executive Director of the Uganda Wildlife Authority.