On 23rd May, 2016, Trade Mark East Africa (TMEA) handed over office equipment to facilitate the Coordination Office of the Northern Corridor Integration Projects at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Headquarters.
Amb. James Mugume, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs received the equipment from Mr. Richard Kamajugo, Senior Director for Trade Development, TMEA Nairobi Office, during a brief handover ceremony attended by Ms Allen Asiimwe, TMEA Country Director for Uganda, Mr. Moses Sabiiti, TMEA Program Manager and Senior Officials from the NCIP Coordination Office.
The Permanent Secretary conveyed the Ministry's gratitude to Trade Mark East Africa for the support provided which will complement the resources of the Coordination Office. He pointed out that the Northern Corridor Initiative and Trade Mark East Africa have a common agenda of deepening regional integration, increasing competitiveness, reducing the cost of doing business, enhancing economic growth and improving people's livelihoods.
The equipment provided is valued at USD 29,050, equivalent to UGX 100 million and includes: