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Mineral conference to focus on partnerships

By Vision Reporter

Added 9th September 2014 06:14 PM

President Yoweri Museveni is expected to be the chief guest at the Uganda Mineral Wealth Conference is slated for October 1 to 2.

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President Yoweri Museveni is expected to be the chief guest at the Uganda Mineral Wealth Conference is slated for October 1 to 2.

President Yoweri Museveni is expected to be the chief guest at the Uganda Mineral Wealth Conference is slated for October 1 to 2.

According to a statement by the organisers the focus at this year’s conference will be on creating partnerships between international exploration companies and local companies to better exploit and manage the country’s mineral wealth.

The conference will also be used as a forum to highlight the investment opportunities in Uganda’s mining sector to both local and international companies interested in investing in the industry according to a statement released by the Uganda Chamber of Mines and Petroleum.

This event that is now in its third year having started in 2012, attracts business leaders, policy makers, bankers, decision makers from governments, key players and service providers in the mining sector from Uganda, the East African region and the world at large.

It is organised by the Chamber of Mines and Petroleum in conjunction with Uganda Revenue Authority, Uganda Investment Authority, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the energy ministry and the insurers’ association.

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