The first deputy prime minister Gen. Moses Ali has called for strong and more bi lateral relations between the kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Uganda.
He made the remarks while speaking at the commemoration of the 89th Saudi Arabian Day in Kampala.
He noted that the signing of the bilateral agreements has opened the door to licensed companies to employ professional and skilled personnel to be hired in Saudi Arabia.
“Uganda and Saudi Arabia have in the recent past signed a bilateral externalisation of labour agreements which have paved ways for licensed companies to recruit professionals and land skilled workers to be hired in a formal way in Saudi Arabia,”he said.
He assured all the investors that Uganda is the best place for investment because of its stability and it’s ready to offer more protection in all possible ways.
“Uganda is politically stable and has a conducive investments environment that would aid companies from Saudi Arabia and the rest of the world to yield tangible benefits while at the same time providing employment opportunities to Ugandans,” he said.
Saudi Arabian Ambassador to Uganda Bandar Muhammad Alfif, noted that the embassy is keen and is ready to work with officials in the two countries to enhance good relationship in all the fields.
He called upon different countries to invest in humanitarian infrastructure like hospitals to elevate and empower the less privileged.