ENTEBBE, Uganda, Nov. 12 (Xinhua) -- The China-aided Uganda Industrial Research Institute (UIRI) Namanve campus is an industrial skills training and production center primed to revolutionize vocational training in the east African country. It's located at the heart of Uganda's Namanve Industrial Park.
The center has five manufacturing workshops and an electrical and mechanical processing training building. Up to 960 trainees can undertake training at the same time. The skills gained here will be used in the country's industrialization process.
The construction and equipping of the facility was financed by the Chinese government. According to Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, the facility will not only provide skills to locals but also manufacture mechanical parts using modern technology.
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