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His. Excellency Amb. Johnson Agara OLWA Talks to the JSC Minsk Tractor Manufactures

Friday, 17th August 2018
On Friday 17th August 2018,  H.E Amb. Johnson Agara Olwa met the Head of Africa and America department of the JSC Minsk Tractor Works Mr Kirill Vasilenko to discuss business prospects with Uganda.

Also in the meeting was the Chairman of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BelCCI),Mr Vladimir Ulakhovich and the Advisor of the BelCCI - Yaroslav Oleinik

The purpose of the meeting was to seek information about agricultural machinery that can be exported to Uganda from Belarus most especially tractors.

Belarus is renown for agricultural machinery manufacturing.  Minsk tractor works was founded on May 29, 1946. Having a sixty-year history MTZ has turned into one of the largest manufacturers of agricultural machinery worldwide.

There is a saying that every 10th tractor in the world is from Belarus . 

The information about the agricultural machinery will be shared with the relevant sectors     

In the same meeting the Chairman of the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce presented a draft Memorandum of Understanding  between their Chamber and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Uganda proposing areas of cooperation. Once this MoU is signed, the two entities can share information on  business and investment opportunities among their members

Source: Embassy of Uganda,Moscow

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