The visit, which also included Ambassador Rosa Malango, Chairperson of the Tumaini African Knowledge Centre (TAKC), and Mr. Alex Szkaradek, the Director of Prometheus, showcased Mr. Lwanski’s intention to establish a manufacturing hub specializing in cutting-edge technology systems, particularly Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), commonly referred to as drones.
Mr. Lwanski emphasized the versatile applications of these advanced drones, highlighting their use in security, monitoring, forest inspection, safeguarding critical infrastructure, life-saving operations, firefighting services, waterbody surveillance, and agricultural practices.
Expressing a bold vision for Uganda, Mr. Lwanski stated, “We want to make Uganda a hub in the region and Africa for the manufacture of this modern high technology equipment.” President Museveni extended a warm welcome to the investor and assured him of Uganda’s support for this ambitious endeavor.
Prometheus is on a mission to develop high-quality, innovative drone solutions designed for professional purposes, with a focus on security, asset inspection, and digital technology. The meeting witnessed the presence of significant figures, including the Chief of Defense Forces (CDF), Gen. Wilson Mbasu Mbadi, and TAKC Board Member, Ms. Rose Birungi, among other officials.
This meeting reflects the growing interest in Uganda as a hub for cutting-edge technology production, particularly in the UAV sector, signaling promising opportunities for the country’s technological advancement and economic growth.