Kenya glues Ethiopia ties

(East African Business Week)ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Kenya and Ethiopia will accelerate implementation of infrastructure projects to tap the economic potential of the two countries.

President Uhuru Kenyatta who completed a four day state visit to the horn of Africa country last week, announced this alongside his host Hailemariam Desalegn, Prime Minister for Ethiopia

During a live telecast, the two leaders said infrastructure projects linking Kenya and Ethiopia were key to the realisation of the ideals of shared prosperity of the countries, peoples and the sub-region.

In a communiqué issued after bilateral talks in Addis Ababa, the two leaders noted that the rapport between Kenya and Ethiopia had contributed to the progress achieved in the execution of the region’s largest infrastructure project – the Lamu Port and Southern Sudan-Ethiopia Transport (LAPSSET) Corridor.

President Kenyatta and Prime Minister Desalegn lauded the promotion of the Joint Ministerial Commission (JMS) to a biennial High Level Commission.

“This elevation will result in further enhancing cooperation to the ultimate benefit of the citizens of the two countries,” the communiqué said in part. Read full story on East African Business Week…

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