DR MOHAMED ARAFA ALI HASSAN BIDS FAREWELL TO HON GEN JAMES MUGIRA.Micheal Emetu
On 30th June, 2021, Dr. Mohamed Arafa Ali Hassan bade farewell to Lt Gen James Mugira-Managing Director; National Enterprise Corporation at NEC Headquarters in Bugolobi.
Gen Mugira also received and welcomed Dr. Hesham Elafify who replaced Dr. Mohamed Arafa Ali Hassan as Manager Crop Husbandry at the Egypt- Uganda Joint Model Farm under NEC Farm-Katonga Ltd located in Kisozi-Gomba District.
Hon Gen James Mugira thanked Dr. Mohamed Arafa Ali Hassan and his colleagues for their tireless efforts in establishing the Model Farm and thanked the leadership of both countries for the good working relationship.
The Egypt-Uganda Joint Model Farm Project came into existence pursuant to a Memorandum of Understanding signed between the The Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation Government of the Arab Republic of Egypt and the Ministry of Agriculture, Government of the Republic of Uganda in different fields of Agriculture on 8th May 2018 in Cairo, Egypt to enhance research activities aimed at improving Agricultural and Livestock production through the use of high yielding variety seeds and high quality animal breeds applying Egyptian advanced technology.
National Enterprise Corporation (NEC) is the Implementing Agency of the Joint Farm Project
Dr Mohamed Arafa Ali Hassan was accompanied by Mr. Mohamed A. Moneim Moawad-Counselor at the Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Dr Ibrahim Moussa Ibrahim Mashaly-General Manager-Egypt-Uganda Joint Model Farm Project and Col (rtd) John Kagwisa-Deputy General Manager.