Kenya: Kenyatta visits Paris, to sign major contracts

NEWS: President Kenyatta visits Paris, to sign major contracts

Last updated on September 11th, 2021 at 08:22 am

After receiving the French president in March last year, Kenya’s chief Uhuru Kenyatta is on a go to to Paris. The President will meet his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron at the Élysée Palace.

Kenyatta who would be accompanied by five ministers is anticipated to attend a public funding financial institution conference, and meet with French employers.

They will also signal a number of PPP agreements on water, infrastructure and energy. A important avenue contract really worth 1.6 billion euros piloted with Vinci is predicted to be signed.

This will be the Kenyan leader’s first day out publish Covid-19 pandemic, which saw his country’s airspace closed for both domestic and worldwide flights.

The 5 day visit is seen with the aid of many as an effort for Kenya. east Africa’s largest economic system to ramp up its bilateral relations.

In March 2019, Emmanuel Macron visited Kenya, the first legitimate time out by means of a French head of state to Kenya because independence. The two presidents dedicated to several infrastructure projects.

Despite the very robust Chinese presence in the Kenyan economy, France has stated it is attracted by means of Kenya whose boom has propelled it in a decade into the club of middle-income countries.