By Benjamin Jumbe.
President Yoweri Museveni has appreciate the progress made in construction of the 600 Megawat Karuma hydro power project
This was during his tour of the project, in Kiryandongo district where he inspected the ongoing construction works.
He hailed Sinohydro, the main contractor of the electricity infrastructure for the good work of ensuring the provision of 600 megawatts saying it would help facilitate the country’s industrialization.
Museveni tasked the district officials of Kiryandongo and Nwoya to identify and allocate pieces of land for the establishment of industrial parks.
Meanwhile the Chinese Ambassador to Uganda H.E. ZhengZhuQiane said the dam is testimony of the good economic relations between China and Uganda and has provided employment opportunities to hundreds of Ugandans.