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Top Turkish real estate company to invest in Uganda
Publish Date: Jun 30, 2014
Top Turkish real estate company to invest in Uganda
Housing Minister Daudi Migereko at one of the Construction and Furniture exhibition stall in Istabbul, Turkey late June 2014. All Photos/Jimmy Adriko
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By Vision Reporter

Top Turkish real estate company Zirve and ILik Marble and Granite company are set to invest in Uganda.

Lands and Housing Minister invited the two groups during a meeting with them in Turkey late June. Uganda’s marble in north eastern part of the country is among the best in the world, according to industry sources.

Ugandan Businessman Besigye Kyerere (R) exchanges gift with Shefik Okumush, the Vice Chaieperson of Bussines World Development Association of Turkey after a dinner in Istanbul. Left is Food and Agriculture Commiiitee chairperson Selahattin Altuntas

Murat Ilik, who runs a giant marble factory in Ankara says they import marble from many parts of the world to supplement what they mine locally in Turkey. Marble is used in fine finishing at construction sites and furniture.

One of the residential blocks in Istanbul Turkey. Housing Minister Daudi Migereko has invited one of the developters to come set up such structures in Uganda

Hassan Toprak of Zirve real estates specializes in storied residential flats, which Migereko says would be good for Uganda’s shortage of residential houses.

Ugandan architect and Interior designer Mariam Nalumansi (R) with representatives of a Turkish company during business linkages meeting in Istabbul, Turkey.

The two are among 250 companies that participated in “20 Turkiye World Trade Bridge” organized by The Confederation of Businessmen and Industrialists of Turkiye (TUSKON).

The venue of the construction and furniture exhibition in Istanbul, Turkey where 12 Ugandan companies were repsresented

Migereko and Lockman Cinar, Secretary General of Uganda Global Business Association, local agent of TUSCON, led a delegation of 12 Ugandan businessmen and women in the comprising of construction companies and hardware dealers.

The Ugandan business team established links for importing furniture and construction materials as well as setting up real estates.
 

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