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Empowering Diaspora Investment: Perspectives from a UK Businesswoman at the UK-Uganda Trade & Investment Summit

The 2023 UK-Uganda Trade Summit

Terhas's Observations and Insights

Terhas’s feedback painted a vivid picture of a well-organized, impactful event. She specifically praised the efficiency and exceptional planning of the summit's organizers, particularly Mr. McKay's contribution. This organizational prowess was a key factor in the summit's success and its resonating impact.

 

The comprehensive and insightful agenda of the summit was another highlight for Terhas. Covering a range of topics from agricultural exports to diverse investment opportunities, the summit offered a holistic view of the potential in UK-Uganda trade and investment, providing valuable insights for participants.

 

One session that particularly stood out to Terhas was the one dedicated to the Ugandan coffee trade. This session provided in-depth insights, crucial for shaping the future of bilateral trade relations in this sector, and was a testament to the summit's detailed approach to specific industry challenges and opportunities.

 

The summit also excelled as a platform for networking, with a diverse array of attendees including business leaders, diplomats, investors, and policymakers. This facilitated a rich exchange of ideas and the formation of new partnerships and collaborations, essential for future business ventures and diplomatic relations.

 

Terhas also found inspiration in the summit's theme, "Unlocking Uganda’s Trade Investment and Export Potential." This resonated deeply with her and underscored the commitment to enhancing economic ties and exploring new avenues of cooperation between the UK and Uganda.

 

The professionalism and meticulous planning of the organizing team played a critical role in the summit's success. Their efforts ensured a seamless and productive experience for all participants, contributing to the summit's long-lasting impact.

 

Conclusion

Terhas's reflections on the 13th UK-Uganda Trade & Investment Summit underscore the significant role such events play in empowering diaspora members to invest in their countries of origin. Her eagerness to attend future summits and continue building upon the relationships and knowledge gained at this event is a testament to its effectiveness in fostering investment and trade. The enthusiasm among diaspora members like Terhas is crucial for the continued growth of Uganda’s economy. Such events serve as pivotal platforms for connecting Uganda with global investors and businesses, thus enhancing its position in the international market.

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Remarks by Cllr Ramji Chauhan, Mayor of London Borough of Harrow

Councillor Ramji Chauhan, Mayor of Harrow and the first Uganda-born individual in the role, shared his journey from a Ugandan refugee to UK public servant. Elected in 2010, he’s focused on community service and environmental conservation. He embodies the resilience of Ugandans, contributing significantly to global trade and business.

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Rt. Hon.

T. Tayebwa

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Rt. Hon. Tayebwa conveyed a powerful message about Uganda’s resilience, particularly through the COVID-19 pandemic, highlighting the country’s stable economy and its ability to continue thriving despite closed borders. He assured investors of a secure and conducive environment for investment, referencing Uganda’s remarkable recovery and stability post-independence, and the return of properties to Asians who lost them during tumultuous times.

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Preview of the 13th Annual UK-Uganda Convention 2023, scheduled for September 8, 2023, in London, hosted at the esteemed Blue Orchid Hotel, London.