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3 CWE local employees honored in Uganda

Update:2016-06-12

At the approaching of May 1, the International Labor Day, three local employees of CWE’s Isimba Hydropower Project, namely Kabbera Julius, Amanda Kampororo (female) and Jaaza Ronald, were honored as “Excellent Ugandan Employees in Chinese Enterprises” on April 29, 2016. Moreover, at the invitation of Hon. Muruli Mukasa, the Minister of Gender, Labour, and Social Development of Uganda, Amanda Kampororo also participated in the May Day celebrations, which was attended by the Ugandan president.

This award was sponsored by the Economic and Commercial Counsellor’s Office of the Embassy of China in the Republic of Uganda and organized by the Chinese Enterprises Chamber of Commerce in Uganda. 30 excellent employees were selected from more than one hundred Chinese-funded enterprises in Uganda. The awarding ceremony was attended by Chinese Ambassador to Uganda Zhao Yali, Chinese Commercial Counselor to Uganda Ouyang Daobing, Hon. Minister of Works and Transport John Byabagambi, the Vice Minister of Works and Transport Hon. Asuman Kiyingi, the Vice Minister of Gender, Labour, and Social Development Hon. Kamanda Bataringara, the Executive Director of Uganda Investment Authority Dr. Frank Sebbowa, as well as representatives of Chinese-funded enterprises.

It was the first time for local employees of Chinese or even foreign companies in Uganda to be selected and recognized as outstanding, which highlighted the Chinese enterprises’ sense of social responsibility in participating local construction, providing job opportunities, training local employees, and promoting local economy.

The honors awarded to the three employees have greatly encouraged the entire local staff of the project and enhanced their sense of belonging, based on which the project management will further enhance its management of local staff to promote the project construction with well management and to maintain reputation of CTG and CWE at abroad in the spirit of harmony and win-win.

(Translator: Zhang Yan, Proofreader: Ma Li)