Uganda Private Sector to hold Business Summit in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU) representing private sector business associations in partnership with Government of Uganda will hold the first ever Uganda- DR Congo Business Summit between May 31 and June 8 in Kinshasa and Goma located in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The Summit is expected to attract more than 200 participants from Uganda and DRC, seek to open up new business frontiers as well consolidate trade relations between Uganda and DR Congo through discussions of business linkages, trade fairs and engagements between governments and businesses during the 10 days in the DRC.
The Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives will lead the Uganda trade delegation to DR Congo, which will include government officials and Private Sector members.
DRC was formally admitted into the EAC Regional Bloc on March 29, 2022, bringing together a market size of more than 250 million people.
The Summit is jointly organized by the Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU),Uganda National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (UNCCI), Uganda Manufacturers Association (UMA), in partnership in the Government of the Republic of Uganda’s Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperative (MTIC), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of East African Community Affairs (MEACA), Uganda Export Promotion Board (UEPB), Uganda Investment Authority (UIA), The Presidential Advisory Committee on Export and Industrial Development (PACIED).
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