PHOTOS: Museveni Visits Rwanda

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Addressing a high level forum under the auspices of the Africa Development Bank (AfDB), Museveni said governments must facilitate energy, security and infrastructure as linkages between production and consumption to stimulate investments.

Presidents Bongo, Kagame, Museveni and Ruto addresisng the AFDB forum in Kigali today

Using the metaphor of kings, Museveni explained that its linkages between the consumer and producer that boost investments; create employment opportunities and improve countries’ tax revenues.


The conference was attended by Presidents Abdelaziz (Mauritania), Yoweri Museveni (Uganda), Ali Bongo Ondimba (Gabon), Deputy Kenya President William Ruto, former Heads of State Benjamin Mkapa and Festus Mogae and Chair of the African Union Commission, Dr Dlamini Zuma.

Museveni in a chat with Benjamin Mkapa

Others included governors and Directors of the AfDB Board and President of the African Development Bank, Donald Kaberuka.

Museveni also warned the public service sectors against demands for higher pay at the expense of constructing durable road networks and industries that create employment opportunities and drive growth.

“Market integration is very important,” said Museveni, adding, “We need African and external markets to stimulate growth of enterprises.”

The President in a discussion with World Bank Africa boss, Makhtar Diop

He also appealed to African leaders to facilitate foreign direct investments, saying a private sector remains critical in enhancing growth of developing nations.

The presidential plane carrying Museveni and other senior government officials touched down at Entebbe International Airport at around 8:00am today.

Museveni and his Rwandan counterpart, President Kagame in a meeting

Museveni would later leave Kigali to his country home in Rwakitura.

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