Maria Kiwanuka, Kajara to Represent Uganda at Africa Energy Deficit Conference

Hon Aston Kajara, State Minister for Finance in charge of Privatization

The State Minister for Finance in charge of Privatization, viagra approved more about Hon Aston Kajara and Maria Kiwanuka the Senior Adviser to the President, dosage will on October 15, 2015 attend the 4th annual Infrastructure and power forum to discuss Africa’s energy deficit.

The representatives from Uganda will be part of the African Ministers of Energy and Finance that will meet at the two – day conference in Beinjing, China.

According to EnergyNet – the forum organizers, the conference will address the continent’s energy deficit and the critical requirement to connect those living without access to electricity.

This year’s Forum will also announce brand new, large-scale infrastructure and power projects with lucrative opportunities for foreign investors.

Reports show that 13% of the world’s population lives without electricity, versus 48% of the global population who live in Africa.

This important meeting partners with the China Africa Development Fund, who will be seeking new projects to receive some of the $5 billion under their management.

Africa’s largest bank, Standard Bank is the sponsor for the forum.

According to David Humphrey, Head of Infrastructure and Power, Standard Bank, the conference brings together some of the foremost figures in infrastructure, as well as key policymakers from Africa.

“Continued and increasing investment in infrastructure is crucial to the development of African nations and Standard Bank is well placed to play a leading role in connecting investors with opportunities across the continent,” Humphrey said

“We are delighted to be sponsoring the conference for the second year in a row, and we look forward to seeing our customers and stakeholders in Beijing,” he added.

The meeting will be underpinned by 4 major infrastructure and power projects currently shaping Africa’s energy sector the likes of, the East to West Landbridge – LAPSSET Corridor, East African Standard Gauge Railways, Dry port development in Ghana and Unbundling of state utilities in Liberia as well as Gas-to-Power investment opportunities in Mozambique and South Africa.

Also present at the conference will be Hon, Henry Rotich, Cabinet Secretary for the Treasury in Kenya,  Matadi Atadi Nenga Gamanda, Minister of Energy and Water Resources, DR Congo, James Musoni, Minister of Infrastructure, Rwanda, and Silas Zimu, the Presidential Special Adviser on Energy, South Africa among others.


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