By Our Reporter
KAMPALA: The Prime Minister of Uganda Rt Hon. Nabbanja Robinah has challenged the business community to take advantage of the African Continental free trade area initiative to thrive in business.
Nabbanja was Thursday afternoon officiating at the Presidential CEO forum at Sheraton Hotel in Kampala.
She called for continuous engagements on how best Ugandans can compete favourably in the broader African market.
Nabbanja says that Uganda has set up mechanisms of handling all bottlenecks hindering business transactions across board.
According to the secretary General of the African Continental free trade area Wamkele Mene, the initiative provides an opportunity for Africa to prosper as a continent.
He says many continents across the world have prospered through the integrated market approach that enables them to compete globally.
The 1st African Continental free trade area (AfCFTA) private sector CEO forum in Uganda was organised under the theme “Positioning the private sector for new opportunities and markets for sustainability and thriving economies through AfCFTA
The presidential CEO forum provides a platform that advocates for appropriate legislation,practices,and policies that eliminate bottlenecks to economic development.
Trade Minister Francis Mwebesa , Henry Musasizi who represented the Finance Minister, CEOs from the private sector shared insights and testimonies.
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