His Excellency Mohamed Helal Al Mheiri, Director General of the Abu Dhabi Chamber, discussed with His Excellency Zaake W. Kibedi, Ambassador of Uganda to the UAE, the means of expanding trade and investment relations between the two countries in a number of key sectors.
This came during a meeting both sides held at the Chamber’s tower in Abu Dhabi and attended by Mr. Abdullah Ghurair Al Qubaisi and Mr. Helal Mohammed Al Hameli, Deputy Directors General of the Chamber.
Both sides discussed the need to work jointly in order to bolster the economic cooperation between Abu Dhabi and Uganda and to increase investment opportunities before businesses in both countries, hence, increasing the volume of trade Exchange, especially in agriculture, irrigation systems and sewage waters as well in the infrastructural, mining, energy and tourism sectors.
Al Mheiri pointed out that the Abu Dhabi Chamber always urges businesses to explore the viable investment opportunities abroad, especially in friendly countries, adding that Uganda is one of the African countries with which the business community in Abu Dhabi has many partnerships and trade agreements.
For his part, Ambassador Kibedi expressed his pleasure for holding the meeting with Abu Dhabi Chamber, especially that it is responsible of organizing the affairs of the private sector in Abu Dhabi. He also expressed the interest of his country to exchange trade visits with Abu Dhabi and expanding the scope of what might be beneficial for both sides.
Ambassador Kibedi emphasized on the need to coordinate with the Abu Dhabi Chamber and expose it to the flawless investment legislation in Uganda as well as introducing Emirati businesses to the business environment in Uganda and the available business opportunities.