BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES WITH REPUBLIC OF UGANDA

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World Trade Centre Bhubaneswar organized an industry interaction session with Ambassador Kezaala Mohammed Baswari B, Deputy High Commissioner, Uganda High Commission in New Delhi, Republic of Uganda. Mr. Baswari interacted with the members of World Trade Centre and Utkal Chamber of Commerce and Industry [UCCI] here in Bhubaneswar at Utkal Chamber of Commerce on the side lines of his visit to the Odisha MSME International Trade Fair 2018.

Mr. Baswari spoke about the business potentials available in Uganda. He deliberated on the trade opportunities with India and shared the details of various viable projects pertaining to sectors such as food, agriculture, solar equipment manufacturing, mining etc. He proposed and an invited business delegation to Uganda led by the President, Utkal Chamber of Commerce and Industry for establishing trade ties. He also discussed regarding the economic and political scenario of his country and highlighted its tourism potentials as well.

The industry members discussed various queries regarding establishment of business houses in Uganda and fostering sustainable business linkages and networks with the trade fraternity of Uganda with the help of the High Commission in New Delhi. The members further discussed various achievements and outreach of their businesses with other countries across the globe.

Mr. Ramesh Mahapatra, President, Utkal Chamber of Commerce and Industry spoke about the various potentials and emerging sectors of the State of Odisha. He shared his experience of establishing one of the leading marine exports firm. He also deliberated on the immense progress made by the State especially in the processed agricultural and sea food sector. While showcasing the natural richness of the State in terms of the 480km coastline and vast deposit of minerals he requested the High Commission to connect the industry majors of Uganda to visit Odisha and establish a supply chain for raw material procurement through exports.

Ms. Nimeshika Natarajan, Manager, World Trade Centre Bhubaneswar, proposed the vote of thanks. The interaction ended with a networking and was attended by industrialists from across sectors.