President Museveni urges Turkish entrepreneurs to tap opportunities in agro-products and minerals

Thursday 24th April 2014

President Yoweri Museveni has called on Turkish entrepreneurs to tap the abundant opportunities that Uganda has in value addition of agro-products and minerals.

He specifically urged them to work out projects in relation to value addition to the maize crop that Uganda produces, leather and minerals such as cement and iron ore.

He also concurred with the proposal to build hotels to cater for the budding tourism industry.

The President was meeting a delegation from Kolin Construction, Tourism, Industry and Trading Company which is incorporated in Turkey.

The Turkish entrepreneurs who were led by Company Chairman, Mr. Naci Kologlu, called on the President yesterday at State House, Nakasero.

Mr. Museveni assured the Turkish entrepreneurs of government readiness to help them build a hotel in Kampala and also promised to facilitate them to establish a cement factory in the country.

The Kolin Company Chairman, Mr. Naci Kologlu informed President Museveni of the progress so far attained by his company in the construction of the Hoima – Kaiso Tonya road in Bunyoro Sub-Region in Western Uganda.

A senior Presidential Advisor on AGOA, Mrs. Suzan Muhwezi, attended the meeting.

 

 

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