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UPDF joint chief of staff Gen Kyanda visits NEC Uzima factory

Maj Gen Kyanda was received by the General Manager NEC UZIMA LTD Brig Dr Emmanuel Shillingi (PHOTO /Courtesy)

The Joint Chief of Staff of Uganda People’s Defence Forces ,Maj Gen Leopold Kyanda, who is also NEC Uzima Ltd Sub Board Chair yesterday, 30th September 21, visited NEC Uzima Factory in Kakiri-Wakiso District.

Maj Gen Kyanda was received by the General Manager NEC UZIMA LTD Brig Dr Emmanuel Shillingi.

NEC Uzima Ltd is one of the subsidiaries of National Enterprise Corporation; the commercial arm of Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs/UPDF. NEC Uzima Ltd produces Natural Mineral Water.

Maj Kyanda was taken through a guided tour of the facility.

In a meeting which was attended by among others Lt Gen James Mugira, the Managing Director NEC, Maj Gen Kyanda informed the meeting that NEC Uzima Ltd was established to fulfill the constitutional requirement for the UPDF to be a productive force. He applauded NEC Uzima for fulfilling that requirement despite the challenges especially for the initiative to construct a new factory that will increase production.

Maj Gen Kyanda thanked Gen Mugira for effective management that has seen NEC increase business portfolio where NEC Uzima falls.

The meeting was also attended by Mr Hannington Ashaba; also a Board member of NEC Uzima among others.

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