Uganda Investment Authority

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Uganda Investment Authority (UIA)
Type Parastatal
Industry Investment Promotion
Founded 1991
Headquarters Kampala, Uganda
Key people Patrick Bitature
Frank Ssebowa
Executive Director
Rebecca Nalumu Wamono
Senior Investment Executive[1]
Products Investment Licenses, Tax Waivers, Investment Advice

The Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) is a semi-autonomous investment promotion and facilitation organisation in Uganda, owned by the Government of Uganda.[2]


UIA was created by the Ugandan legislature in 1991. The mission of the UIA, is to promote and facilitate investment projects, provide serviced land, and advocate for a competitive business environment.[3] The UIA works with the government and the private sector to promote the economic growth of Uganda through investment and infrastructure development.[4]


The headquarters of UIA are located at The Investment Center, TWED Plaza, 22B Lumumba Avenue, Nakasero Hill, in Central Kampala. The coordinates of the head office are:0°19'18.0"N, 32°34'35.0"E (Latitude:0.321667; Longitude:32.576400).[5] The agency maintains a national network of UIA District Focal Point Offices, throughout Uganda.

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  1. ^ Ladu, Ismail Musa (29 May 2014). "UIA To Tackle Declining Investment Projects". Daily Monitor. Retrieved 29 May 2014. 
  2. ^ Kibombo, Milly (14 September 2011). "Maggie Kigozi Looks Back at UIA Days". The Observer (Uganda). Retrieved 29 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "Profile of Uganda Investment Authority". Retrieved 29 May 2014. 
  4. ^ UIA, . (15 May 2013). "Reasons To Invest in Uganda". Uganda Investment Authority (UIA). Retrieved 29 May 2014. 
  5. ^ Google, Maps (May 2014). "Location of Uganda Investment Authority Headquarters At Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 29 May 2014. 

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