Premier Nabbanja roots for health sector investment at Italy-Africa Summit

Uganda’s Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja has returned home after attending a successful Italy-Africa Summit in Rome, where she rooted for investment in the East African country’s health sector.

Nabbanja who represented President Yoweri Museveni delivered the president’s message, which among others called for strong partnerships with Africa.

The summit was organised under the theme: A bridge for common growth.

“The President called for strong partnerships between Africa and the rest of the world,” a statement from the Premier’s office said.

“He [Museveni] said the summit provided an opportunity for participants to discuss several important issues, including migration and Africa’s right to development, elimination of structural poverty in developing countries, and opening the markets to products from developing countries,” the statement said.

Later, Nabbanja gave a keynote address at the 5th European Corporate Council on Africa and the Middle East (ECAM Council) annual summit.

The summit focused on healthcare and investments.

The ECAM Council is a platform that promotes interaction between business and government leaders from various parts of the world.

“The Premier highlighted several investment opportunities in health and other areas in Uganda before inviting potential investors to our country,” Nabbanja’s office said.

While in Rome, Nabbanja received Museveni’s award after being honoured with a Social and Economic Commitment Award by the ECAM Council.

“ECAM praised Museveni and the Ugandan government for welcoming refugees from several African countries and beyond.”

Various leaders from Africa also attended the Italy-Africa Summit.

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