President discusses railway construction in Western Uganda with China Railway Group

Sunday 7th December 2014
State House PPU

President Yoweri Museveni has met and held a meeting with the Managing Director of China Railway Group Ltd. Company Mr. Hu Bo. The meeting took place at State House Entebbe yesterday.

President Museveni and his guest discussed issues on the prospective opportunities to invest in the construction of railway line in the western part of Uganda from Kampala to Congo border and to Rwanda.

President Museveni told Mr. Hu Bo and his delegation that the work of railway construction is big and China Railway Group Ltd. Company can undertake the construction of the line if they are ready to seek funding for the project.

The President said Uganda now has technical experts to help in the construction of the railway line and the right materials to be used after the government of Uganda trained some army officers with the knowledge and skills to construct railway lines.

Mr. Hu Bo told the President, they are confident to undertake the construction of Railway line and that their company is one of the most experienced since it built the TAZARA Railway line. 

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