President woos Prospective Investors in solar Batteries, Medical Infrastructure
YOKOHAMA, JAPAN: President Yoweri Museveni has called on Japanese investors to exploit Uganda’s advantageous investment opportunities and partner with government to promote trade and development.
“We have made our own hybrid solar powered car and bus. We can make partnerships with you to make solar powered batteries,” he said.
The President was today meeting several potential investors in solar power panel production, medical infrastructure (Hospitals) and logistics at his residency at the Intercontinental Hotel, Yokohama, Japan. They were introduced to him by Isao IIjima a Presidential Advisor and Senior Fellow at the 21st Century Public Policy Institute of Japan.
The delegation expressed interest in clean energy particularly production of solar panels, Health infrastructure like hospitals in partnership with government, logistics and transportation.
“Our government is working to stop our people from seeking medical aid in foreign countries especially India. We want to build our own hospitals in Uganda. We can support investors with land for such infrastructure,” he said.
The meeting was attended by Uganda’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sam Kutesa and Uganda’s Ambassador to Japan Betty Aketch-Okullo among others.