The Minister of state for Trade Hon Wakikona David on 14th August 2015 launched the construction of the Katuna Border Market. The overall objective of the Border Market project is to position Uganda to fully exploit the market opportunities created by regional integration, promote value addition...Read more...
|Late Hon Mutende||Late Hon Mutende|
The Ministry of Trade Industry and Cooperatives is mourning the death of the State Minister for Industry Hon. James Shinyabulo Mutende. He was found dead in his bed in the morning of 3rd October 2015.
The cause of his death is still unknown and burial arrangements are Underway.
Dr Hon Mutende was a veterinarian, an economist, an academician and politician, Mutende was appointed to that position in May 2011, replacing Fr. Simon Lokodo, who was appointed State minister for ethics & integrity in the Office of the President.
May His Soul Rest in Enternal Peace.
The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives hereby informs the general public that following the decentralization of the Pensions Function, the Ministry received a list of 330 Pensioners from theMinistry of Public Service. Out of this number, 177 Pensioners have been verified as follows;
On 27th August 2015,Uganda joined the rest of the world in commemorating the World’s Accreditation Day (WAD) at Imperial Royal.WAD is annually celebrated on the 9th June. WAD is a global initiative jointly established by the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) and International Accreditation Forum (IAF) with the main objective of raising awareness on the importance of accreditation in ensuring that the conformity assessment bodies namely, testing and calibration laboratories, inspection and certification bodies provide services competently to their customers.
The theme of the World Accreditation Day 2015 focuses on the role that accreditation plays in “delivering health and social care”.
COMESA JOB OPPORTUNITIES
The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) is a regional grouping of 19 African States which have agreed to promote regional integration through trade development and transport facilitation. More information can be obtained from the COMESA website www.comesa.int. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced professionals for the post of the Director, Information and Networking ,Assistant Secretary General Administration and Finance,Director, Administration and Energy Economist
The ministry will carry out a country selection and the successful candidates will be forwarded to COMESA secretariat.
Find attached the application form and vacancies which can be accessed from the comesa website
Address the applications to the
Ministry of Trade Industry and Cooperatives
Attention; COMESA Desk Office
Below are the requirements of the posts (job description and job specification):
|State Minister for Trade Launches Katuna Border Market|
The Minister of state for Trade Hon Wakikona David on 14th August 2015 launched the construction of the Katuna Border Market.
The overall objective of the Border Market project is to position Uganda to fully exploit the market opportunities created by regional integration, promote value addition and wealth creation.
The Border Market program is one of the priority areas adopted by the National Development Plan that will not only enable Uganda increase its export base in the region but also enable Uganda benefit from its strategic link within the regions that compose of over 135 Million people within EAC and over 500 million people in the whole of the COMESA region.