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Minister Hails MUBS Research

The Minister  for Trade, Industry and Cooperatives, commended  MUBS for the great work done in providing Skilled Human   resources required in the development of trade. Hon. Amelia Kyambadde made remarks  at  opening  of  the 21st   Annual   International Management Conference  at MUBS on September 13, 2016.The conference was organized under   the   theme: “African Business  and  Development  in the Global Economy”.

She highlighted the position of Uganda and Africa  in  world trade, opportunities and challenges that the Ugandan government   has taken to promote trade. She challenged academicians  to work with government to come up with interventions to promote Uganda’s exports .

Kyambadde  also mentioned that challenges like infrastructure, institutional governance, export of primary products  and  unemployment were hindering development in the country. To over the mentioned challenges, the Minister advised Ugandans to fully embrace  regional markets; Kenya, Sudan, Rwanda, DRC, Tanzania  as  well as the European Union markets. We should
not run away from our main export products which are agricultural based. However, we can transform our economy through   standard railway gauge, trade facilitation initiatives, customs territory, export process  zones/free  zones, have at least 1000 mgws in the next 5 years by working on Karuma, Isimba, the mini-hydros and, the geo-thermal in lake Katwe

 

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