Uganda President receives Qatar Chamber First Vice-Chairman


The President of the Republic of Uganda HE Yoweri Kaguta Museveni met recently with the Qatar Chamber First Vice-Chairman HE Mohamed bin Ahmed bin Twar Al Kuwari on the sidelines of the ‘East Africa Investment Forum and Trade Exhibition’ which was held on the sidelines of the 19th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit and the G77 + China Summit in Kampala, Uganda.

The meeting focused on ways to strengthen mutual cooperation between Qatar and Uganda, enhancing economic and trade relations between the two countries, and exploring avenues for developing and attracting Qatari investments to Uganda.

Meanwhile, the Ugandan Minister of Finance HE Matia Kasaija met with QC First Vice-Chairman on the sidelines of the forum.

The meeting discussed the strengthening of cooperation between Qatar’s private sector and its Ugandan counterpart, as well as the investment opportunities available in Uganda across a number of important sectors.

Held under the theme ‘Deeper Cooperation in Trade, Tourism, and Investment for Shared Global Affluence,’ the ‘East Africa Investment Forum and Trade Exhibition’ aimed to create opportunities in trade, tourism, investment, and technology transfer. It seeks to promote investment opportunities in key sectors such as tourism, agri-value addition, mineral beneficiation, oil and gas, ICT, infrastructure development, real estate, and services.

The forum also sought to facilitate joint venture partnerships, affordable financing, technology transfer, and market opportunities.

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