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Chinese enterprises in Uganda create over 40,000 jobs

By Apollo Mubiru

Added 6th May 2016 10:50 AM

He made the remarks at a function where the chamber rewarded 30 excellent Ugandan employees working in Chinese enterprises for their exceptional performance.

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He made the remarks at a function where the chamber rewarded 30 excellent Ugandan employees working in Chinese enterprises for their exceptional performance.

Chinese enterprises in Uganda have created over 40,000 jobs. This is according to the Chairman of the China Enterprises Chamber of Commerce in Uganda, Lu Jing.

He made the remarks at a function where the chamber rewarded 30 excellent Ugandan employees working in Chinese enterprises for their exceptional performance.

The award ceremony that took place at China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) headquarters at Sekiwunga Hill, Kitende, was the first of its kind. It was organized by the China Enterprises Chamber Of Commerce in conjunction with Chinese enterprises of Uganda. The awards seek to recognize the most hardworking, disciplined and diligent Ugandan employee.

There are 83 Chinese Company members in the chamber.

“On this occasion of the celebration of International Labor Day, the chamber is prepared to honour 30 excellent Ugandan employees to recognize their outstanding performances and sincere dedication to the Chinese business community. These employees are also honoured for setting good examples, learning from role models and striving for better performance among their valued colleagues”, he said.

 

On the same occasion, Kamanda Bataringaya, the state minister for Labour appealed for more investors to open up more companies in other parts of the country to create more jobs for more Ugandans.

“I appeal to the Chairman Mr. Lu that more companies should come to Uganda and not only open business in Kampala but to other districts because there are also fertile grounds for development and creating of more employment opportunities”, he said.

The Chinese Ambassador to Uganda H.E Zhao Yali commended the government and people of Uganda for providing a peaceful environment for Chinese companies. He further sighted that because of the peaceful environment for business, there has been a socio-economic transformation brought by Chinese companies through tax, employment and training.

 

 

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