Wim Vanhelleputte, CEO of MTN Uganda.
Wim Vanhelleputte, CEO of MTN Uganda.

Uganda is the first country outside South Africa to host the largest gathering of top executives from the MTN Group and its subsidiaries from 24 countries. At least 300 delegates are in the country for the MTN Global Leadership Gathering (GLG) taking place from 30th to 31st January, 2018 at the Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort.

“MTN Uganda takes pride in being considered to host this prestigious gathering where strategic decisions for the future of the MTN Group are made. With a subscriber base of 232 million across 24 African countries, MTN Uganda is glad to host a gathering of the decision makers within the MTN Group to discuss how to further grow the numbers and continue to facilitate communication,” said Wim Vanhelleputte the CEO MTN Uganda.

MTN Uganda is a success story in the MTN Group especially with the impressive growth in Mobile Money that has continues to facilitate financial inclusion.

With MTN Uganda hosting this summit, it is a sign that there is confidence at MTN Group level in the work being done in the country. It also represents the confidence in the Ugandan economy.

“This year, MTN Uganda turns twenty years, which indicates that the Ugandan economy continues to support expansion of our investments over the years. Hosting the summit emphasizes that and also presents greater investment opportunities in the country. For MTN Uganda, it is also an opportunity to showcase Uganda’s potential beyond just investment,” Wim added.