UK-Uganda Trade & Investment Forum 2018

TBC, Central London


On 18th April, a senior governmental delegation will attend the UK-Uganda Trade & Investment Forum as part of a drive to engage fully with UK and international businesses and investors.

Throughout the day, attendees will hear accounts from both the public and private spheres, across key economic sectors including; Finance, Energy, Infrastructure and Agriculture.



0830-0930: Registration & Refreshments 

0930-0950: Opening Remarks 
Atam Sandhu, Chief Executive, DMA 
HE Peter West, British High Commissioner to Uganda 
HE Julius Peter Moto, Ugandan High Commissioner to the UK 

0950-1000: Keynote Address 
HE Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, President of the Republic of Uganda 

1000-1130: Session 1 – Economic environment, Policy & Political Overview 
Chair: The Lord

Hon Matia Kasaija, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning 
Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile, Governor, Central Bank of Uganda 
Diarietou Gaye, Country Director, The World Bank 
Executive Director, Uganda Investment Authority 
Private Sector Speaker (x2) 
Q&A Session

1130-1200: Refreshments Break 

1200-1330: Session 2 –  Investing in Energy & the Extractives 
Chair: Rt Hon The Lord Hain 

Hon Eng. Irene Muloni, Minister of Energy and Minerals  
Private Sector Speaker (x3) 
Q&A Session 

1330-1430: Networking lunch 

1430-1600: Session 3 – Investing in Infrastructure & Agri-business
Chair: Sir Henry Bellingham MP 

Hon Eng. Monica Azuba Ntege, Minister of Works and Transport 
Hon Minister of Agriculture, Animal Industry & Fisheries 
Hon Minister of Trade & Industry 
Executive Director, NAADS 
Private Sector Speaker (x2) 
Q&A Session 

1600-1620: Closing Remarks 
Atam Sandhu, Chief Executive, DMA  
HE Julius Peter Moto, Ugandan High Commissioner to the UK 

1620-1800: Gala Drinks Reception