The First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for East African Community Affairs, Ms. Rebecca Kadaga has called for the elimination of trade barriers to promote the growth of indigenous industries and businesses. She was officiating at the opening of the on-going Uganda Manufacturers Association Trade Show at Lugogo grounds .

Kadaga said that the Uganda government was committed to the implementation of the trade treaties signed by the EAC member states to promote trade in the region . She said that government was fast-tracking the introduction of the EAC Central Bank and a common currency .

Kadaga together together with Dr. Musenero at the Ministry of Science ,Technology and Innovation booth

While at the trade show Kadaga was delighted to flag off a consignment of goods and products produced in Uganda that are exported to the East and Central Africa region .

President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni ,officials said, will close the annual event- which is running at the Lugogo UMA exhibition grounds from October 3 to October 10, 2022.

Ugandans admiring and having a great feel of the fully electric Kayoola EVs bus being exhibited at the trade show

Executive Director of the UMA Trade Fair, Dan Birungi told the media that 120 exhibitors from 20 countries are exhibiting at the biggest business annual event the first to be held since the devastating Covid -19 pandemic that locked down economies.

The Ministry of Science Technology and Innovation led by Minister Dr. monica Musenero – is showcasing one of Uganda’s leading products the Kayoola fully electric buses and the Kayoola Diesel Coach produced by Uganda’s Automotive Industry captains – Kiira Motors Corporation. The Ugandan made vehicles are a big attraction at the trade show.

“Harnessing economic recovery through local sourcing and expanding value chain integration” is the theme for this year’s the trade show.

Students where inspired too while on the Kayoola Diesel Coach (KDC)

Do you want to buy a locally made durable bus (both electric and diesel ) please contact kiira motors Corporation at their home in Ntinda, Kampala Uganda.

Telephone contact ;0783039613

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