Telecom chiefs, investors sympathize with President over loss of father, premier

Wednesday 6th March 2013

President Yoweri Museveni has today received His Highness Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, the United Arab Emirates Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research who expressed his sympathies over the loss of Mzee Amos Kaguta and Uganda’s First Deputy Prime Minister Eriya Kategaya. Sheikh Nahayan is Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Group, Union National Bank, and United Bank Limited.

He is also Founder Chairman of Bank Alfalah Limited and Chairman of WARID Telecom International (a regional telecoms group based out of Abu Dhabi with operations in Pakistan, Bangladesh, Georgia, Uganda, Congo Brazzaville, and Ivory Coast). Sheikh Nahayan who was accompanied by various investors from the United Arab Emirates hailed President Museveni for ensuring peace and security that has encouraged investors to come to Uganda. He pledged to work with the government to ensure that more investors in various sectors exploit Uganda’s economic potential.

The meeting was also attended by Mr. Sunil Bharti Mittal, the Chairman of Bharti Airtel and also Chairman and Group CEO of Bharti Enterprises with interests in telecom, realestate, financial services and agri-products.

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