President discusses with Hansom group on provision of agricultural machinery

Friday 16th May 2014

President Yoweri Museveni met with Chinese Government owned Hansom Eastern Investment Company and discussed provision of agricultural machinery e.g tractors to farmers.

President Museveni had just concluded discussions with Kenyan group on generation of power from geothermal energy at his country home in Rwakitura.

Hansom offered to partner with Government to provide tractors and training to operators at planting and harvest time.

Further offer to grow seeds in Uganda instead of importing them and informed the President that they have credit line support from the Government of China.

President Museveni welcomed the group but advised: "In future we should assemble the machinery in Uganda."

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