The two day, high-level diaspora and labour externalization symposium was organized by the President’s Office under the theme:” Accelerating overseas employment for sustainable development”.
Speaking at the symposium, Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja said it high time labour externalization is streamlined in order to make it safer for Ugandan migrant workers, adding, its vital contribution to Uganda’s economy.
“Labour exports contribute significantly to the economy and should be better organised and supported.”
She also directed the Ministry of Gender to allow training centre operate fully without Covid restrictions.
The Permanent Secretary in the Office of the President, Yunus Kakande who was represented by the Principal Assistant Secretary, Catherine Nassuna, noted that if managed well, labour externalisation can skyrocket Uganda’s economy.