KAMPALA– President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni on Tuesday evening received a delegation from Germany led by Minister of State and Head of the State Chancellery, Mr Oliver Schenk at State House, Entebbe.
President Museveni and his guests discussed possible business opportunities as well as cooperation in the areas of medicine from plants between Uganda and Germany.
The meeting was also attended by the German Ambassador to Uganda, Mathias Schauer, who introduced the group to the President.
President Museveni told the group that comprised of Members of Parliament, Civil Society, academicians, media and NGOs that Africa has a lot of natural resources with big business opportunities that need to be utilised.
President Museveni said that he is glad that the Europeans have woken up and started to invest in some of the African countries like Uganda.
The President said that one can undertake a lot of production with little input in Uganda but there must be somebody to buy what is produced, saying that is why there is need to integrate the markets in Africa through blocs like COMESA.
He told the German investors that they can undertake production in Uganda and sell their products in Uganda, East Africa, Africa and to countries like US, Germany, among others and thanked the Ugandan Ambassador to Germany, Danny Ssozi, for bringing the delegation to Uganda.