Kenya and France have agreed to enhance their cooperation in developmental projects.
The two countries have further undertaken to diversify and harness existing business opportunities between them.
In a meeting between President William Ruto and Emmanuel Macron at Elysee Palace in Paris on Tuesday, the two leaders admitted to further cooperation in peace and security in the East African region.
They acknowledged that Kenya and France enjoy warm and cordial historical relations that continue to grow on an upward trajectory.
"This has manifested through sustained cooperation in areas of trade, energy, health, water, infrastructure, and agriculture, among others," explained President Ruto, who is in France for a one-day visit.
On the sidelines, Ruto met senior representatives of the French Business Community, where he pushed for increased trade and investment between the two countries.©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.