Presidential Investor Round Table set for March 2020

By David Muwanga

Uganda Investment Authority is preparing for the 7th phase of the Presidential Investors’ Round Table (PIRT) which is scheduled for March this year.

PIRT which is chaired by H.E the President, is a high level forum that brings together a select group of both foreign and local investors to advise Government on how to improve the investment climate in the country.

The PIRT process and engagement, which is coordinated by the Rt Honourable Prime Minister in collaboration with UIA, has continued to grow and develop since its launch in 2004.

The Presidential Investors Round Table is used as a vehicle for Public Private Dialogue. It acts a business – government coordination mechanism. The work of PIRT also helps development partners especially World Bank`s private sector development and investment climate programmes. 

“We held a meeting with the Prime Minister in November last year during which some recommendations were made by government for the transport and logistics sector , we have reviewed them and we are ready for the meeting that is scheduled for March this year,” said Rita Mugula ,said UIA Senior Investment Executive, Investment Promotion  and Secretary to the sectoral committee on transport and logistics.