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Friday, November 24, 2017 

Belgians to visit Uganda for business

KAMPALA, UGANDA- A Belgian business delegation of about  43 companies is expected to jet into the country with an objective of tapping into and exploring Uganda’s business potentials.

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs the team, which is expected to land on 26th – 29th November, has another intention of promoting trade and investment for the mutual benefit of both countries.

 “The mission will comprise key players, mainly in the sectors of agriculture, construction and energy. There will also be sectors of logistics, transport and dredging, as well as ICT & consultancy. The event aims at attracting large and medium enterprises from Uganda to interact with high-ranking business persons from Belgium” Reads part of the statement.

The Business delegation will meet also Business community at an event to be held at the Sheraton among other people to attend the meeting includes Uganda’s Minister of Trade Amelia Kyambadde.

Amelia Kyambadde is expected to open the business to business networking sessions. The goal of these sessions is to pave way for collaborations, exchanges and engagements on projects at a purely personal level.

The Business Working session will also give the Belgian delegation an opportunity to learn more about the business community of Uganda, gain insight into its business environment in the country

Apart from meeting the Business Community, the delegation will meet with the Ministry of Energy, the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Works and Transport among others to discuss business opportunities in those sectors.

 

 

By SAMUEL NABWIISO, Friday, November 24th, 2017