Trade Ministry to Setup Uganda-S. Sudan Boarder Market in Arua

State Minister for Cooperatives Fred Ngobi Gume

By: Isaac Otwii

As Uganda strives to boost its trade mark in the world market, physician Ministry Of Trade, prescription Industry and Cooperatives is eying at constructing a joint boarder market in between Uganda and South Sudan.

The novel development was revealed by the State Minister for Co-operatives, Hon Gume Ngobi Frederick while meeting the Business community in Lango sub-region.

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He noted that the joint (boarder) market will be installed in the district of Arua and the district officials have okayed the land for the construction of the said boarder market.

Hon Ngobi explained that the joint boarder market will help in managing the Sudanese and other foreigners entering Uganda and moving into villages cheating farmers in name of buying their produces.

He advised farmers in Northern Uganda to form up cooperatives so that the selling of their produce can easily be managed and to avoid price fluctuation that always affects selling of produce in the region.

Ngobi further noted that the co-operatives will help in the reintegration of cooperative bank in the region.

Patrick Ogwang, the freshly elected Lango Business community spokesperson, applauded the Ministry for the good initiative they have brought to construct the Uganda-Sudan joint boarder market in Arua.

Ogwang submited that the Ministry should as well scrutinize the licence that the foreign investors are using so as to regulate their movement and to manage the new-fangled boarder market that will be constructed


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