The trainees drawn from different specialties in the Municipal Council located 40km south of the capital Kampala will gain skills in fish farming, information communication and technology, tourism, pre-school and carpentry among others.
Vincent Kayanja, mayor of Entebbe hailed Wuhan for the twin city cooperation noting that the skills gained by the trainees will be shared out to others to have a multiplier effect.
“We hope that the journey we have started with Wuhan will address the challenges we face in Entebbe,” Kayanja said late Thursday, noting that skills training is critical in fighting poverty.
Chinese ambassador to Uganda Zhao Yali said that vocational training besides the other pillars like infrastructure development and financing is critical in boosting Africa’s industrialization.
Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province in central China is the first Chinese city to twin with a Uganda municipality in efforts to boost relations.
The two cities in 2015 signed an agreement where Wuhan City Vocational College will provide the training. Enditem