Ugandans are showing a growing interest in trade with Turkey, with many taking the next step to travel to the country and buy merchandise or sell their products, according to the Turkish ambassador to Uganda.

“The number of visa applications doubled in 2019 compared to 2018, and in the first two months of this year, visa applications have tripled [compared to the same period last year],” Kerem Alp told Anadolu Agency.

Alp said Ugandan traders were interested in buying Turkish products because of their good quality, while others visited Turkey to seek markets for their products because Turkey

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