By our reporter
Government is set to use the creative economy Program to provide a wider market for art and cultural products in the country to stimulate economic growth and create value for cultural products in the region and international levels.
This was revealed by the State Minister for Gender and culture affairs ,Rukia Nakadama while addressing journalists ahead of the 1st edition of the East African Community Arts and Culture Festival which will be held in Rwanda’s capital Kigali from 11th – 17th February this year.
The Minister says that local entrepreneurs dealing in art and cultural products should improve on their products to suit international standards .
She added that the government’s Creative Economy Program aims at improving Ugandan products to help in connecting Ugandan art and cultural manufacturers to potential investors and widening the market of their output.