Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) has secured 5 acres of land in Soroti Industrial Park to enable Prof. Patrick Ogwang set up a factory to enable him develop his and other solutions to enable the growth of the pathogenic economy.
UIA Wednesday issued an investment licence to boost Uganda’s pathogenic economy and also crucial in enhancing production of Covidex.
While receiving the certificate from the State minister for Investment, Evelyn Anite, Prof Ogwang expressed optimism of the drug being exported regionally and internationally
Anite said the focus is on supporting local investors.
“We believe our country can be built by ourselves. Our goal is to make sure that we can support the local investors to set up and register their businesses,” Anite said.
Anite congratulated Ogwang for registering his company Jena Herbals Limited and expressed interest to start a factory, saying government would assist him.
“We are happy you are close to natural resources. Ugandans are testifying for Covidex to have helped them get relief from Covid. We will help and always be available incase of challenges.”
Prof Ogwang said he is ready to hit the ground running the new factory.
“This factory is not for Ogwang or Teso region but Uganda and Africa.”