United Kingdom has today assured the Kenya government on its commitment of strengthening the relationship between the two countries.
Uk Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt who has been on a five-day tour to Africa said United Kingdom was committed to favorable trading relations with Kenya even after Britain leaves the European Union. “We’re absolutely committed and confident that we’ll be able to maintain the same very favorable trading relationship that we currently have,” Hunt who has since visited Senegal, Ghana, Nigeria, and Ethiopia, added.
However hunt dismissed reports that his visit was to counter-check China’s growing influence in Africa saying China is making a very important contribution to Africa’s development. Kenya foreign affair cabinet secretary monica juma welcomed uk’s pledge for cooperation on trade and security saying Kenya renewed growth and transformation continued to strengthen her position as the preferred hub for foreign investors.
“I hope that our engagement at the Economic Development Forum will give impetus for companies from the two countries to create business to business relations and utilize opportunities that we have created especially over 182 flagship projects under the Big 4 priority sectors,” CS Juma said. his visit to Ghana culminated the signing of a £30 million deal aimed at enhancing agricultural productivity in the western African nation.