The United Kingdom has agreed to will fast-track new green investments in Kenya.
A Communication from State House Kenya noted that the UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak administration was keen to use the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) to deepen the British investment partnership with Kenya.
Some investments include the Malindi Solar Expansion, Menengai Geothermal, Grand High Falls Dam, and Nairobi Railway City.
He was speaking on Monday in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, when he held bilateral talks with President William Ruto.
The Prime Minister lauded Kenya for pioneering climate leadership and pledged to further support the country in advancing regional peace and security.
"We will extend every support to Kenya to ensure it plays this role successfully," he told President Ruto.
President Ruto said Kenya was determined to further cooperation with the UK, particularly in the areas of security in the Horn of Africa, energy, agriculture, and infrastructure.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.