About

Background


The Republic of Uganda and the United Republic of Tanzania enjoy cordial and excellent bilateral relations and strong historical bonds that cement existing cooperation frameworks, through which the two sisterly states achieve common goals and interests; trade between Uganda and Tanzania has been increasing over the years.

The Uganda – Tanzania Business Forum is organised by the governments of Uganda and Tanzania, under the theme Promoting bilateral trade and investment for growth and sustainable development. This one-day private sector led event will be attended by the Heads of State of Uganda and Tanzania and discussions and presentations will revolve around new and existing trade and investment opportunities in Uganda and Tanzania.

 

Objective:

To create an enabling platform that allows the Uganda and Tanzania private sectors to share experiences, create business to business networks, and identify opportunities and challenges of on-going trade and investment


Why attend?


AdvocateDiscuss trade and investment challenges before the Heads of State, high profile government officials and policy makers
EXPLORENew business and investment opportunities in Uganda and Tanzania
LearnFrom sector experts and speakers, as well as the decisions and outcomes of the 3rdUganda-Tanzania Joint Permanent Commission
NetworkWith influential business delegates and explore strategic partnerships and joint ventures through private meetings
IdentifyConcrete interventions and solutions that will promote trade and investment between Uganda and Tanzania
ShowcaseProducts and services at the Business Exhibition

Participants


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H.E Yoweri Kaguta Museveni
President of the Republic of Uganda

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H.E Dr. John Pombe Joseph Magufuli
President of the United Republic of Tanzania


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Hon Sam Kutesa
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Uganda

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Hon. Prof. Palagamaba John Aidan Mwaluko Kabudi
Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Tanzania


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H.E Richard T. Kabonero
High Commissioner of Uganda to Tanzania

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H.E Aziz Ponary Mlima
High Commissioner of Tanzania to Uganda

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Gideon Badagawa
Executive Director, Private Sector Foundation Uganda (PSFU)

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Godfrey Simbeye
Executive Director, Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF)


Cabinet Ministers and officials from Uganda

  • Hon. Sam Kutesa
    Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Hon. Amelia Kyambadde
    Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives
  • Hon. Eng. Muloni Irene
    Minister of Energy and Mineral Development
  • Hon. Frank Tumwebaze
    Minister of Information, Communication Technology and  National Guidance
  • Hon. Hon. Amongi Betty
    Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development
  • Hon. Kasaija Matia
    Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development
  • Hon. Cheptoris Sam
    Minister of Water and Environment
  • Hon. Ssempijja Bamulangaki Vincent
    Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries
  • Hon. Prof. Kamuntu Ephraim
    Minister of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities
  • Hon. Eng. Ntege Azuba Monica
    Minister of Works and Transport
  • Hon. William Byaruhanga
    Attorney General
  • Louis A. Kasekende
    Deputy Governor, Bank of Uganda
  • Doris Akol
    Commissioner General, Uganda Revenue Authority
  • Lawrence Byensi
    Executive Director, Uganda Investment Authority

Cabinet Ministers and officials from TANZANIA

  • Hon. Prof. Palagamaba John Aidan Mwaluko Kabudi
    Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
  • Hon. Innocent Lugha Bashungwa
    Minister of Industry and Trade
  • Edwin Mhede
    Director General, Tanzania Revenue Authority
  • Geoffrey Idelphonce Mwambe
    Executive Director, Tanzania Investment Centre
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SPONSORS


Platinum:

The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) is the government regulatory body of the communications sector in Uganda. The primary mandate of UCC is to regulate the communications sector.
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