In the New Year’s message, the Chief Coordinator of Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) Gen Saleh Saleh and his deputy Chief Coordinator Lt. Gen. Charles pledged much better service delivery from Operation Wealth Creation (OWC) in 2018 saying the emphasis will be put on remedying the earlier loopholes such as delivery of poor quality seeds and enforcing the E-voucher system.
Gen Saleh wished all the stakeholders a wonderful and a rewarding year 2018.
“Let us all roll-up our sleeves and go to work and make our Uganda great. Poverty Eradication as we head to Vision 2020 and Vision 2040 as we Transform Uganda into a middle income nation,” Saleh said.
Meanwhile during the daylong meeting on Monday 8th January 2018 at Kapeeka, OWC Chief Coordinator Gen. Salim Saleh held talks with the representatives from Uganda Plastic Manufactures and Recyclers Association. They discussed the Kavera issue and cutting edge technologies for sustainable plastic waste management that could work for Uganda.
In related development, on Tuesday OWC Chief Coordinator General Salim Saleh chaired a meeting with a team from Zombo led by Minister of State for Northern Uganda Hon. Kwiyucwiny Grace to discuss the Zombo Tea Project issue and why it has stalled. At the meeting which was held in Kapeeka, resolutions on how to expedite its progress were reached.
The Minister later inspected the maize Silo in Kapeeka which is one of the facilities which will handle the 4 million tonnes of maize OWC expects from some of its beneficiaries during this harvesting season of January /February 2018.
“Our trade linkages experts are working hard to make sure farmers get good prices for their bumper harvest and also get Market for the Maize”.