French president Macron has pledged closer French economic ties to Kenya
Macron’s visit to Kenya, East Africa makes him the first French president to visit Kenya after Kenya attained independence on 12th December 1964.
Since Macron’s visit, they have announced series of public and private infrastructure deals to the tune of 3 billion euros.
Some of the infastructure will included construction of a railway line from the capital Nairobi to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. The will see reduce the traffic-congestion enroute to the airport.
President Uhuru Kenyatta and French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday unveiled the first everPeugeot 3008, one of the models locally assembled in Kenya by French vehicle manufacturer, PSA Groupe (The second largest car manufacturer in Europe)
President Uhuru Kenyatta took to social media to post the photos and messages below to express his happiness:
As we continue the journey of building a better Kenya with shared prosperity for all, we have prioritized manufacturing as one of the critical sectors for wealth and employment creation under the #Big4Agenda | #KenyaFranceRelations @EmmanuelMacron @WilliamsRuto @Elysee pic.twitter.com/eC61WIq5an
— Uhuru Kenyatta (@UKenyatta) March 13, 2019
Source/ Photo Credit: President Uhuru Kenyatta/ Kenya CitizenTV