Kenya to host anti terrorism talks
29 May 2015, 16:00
Nairobi - Kenya will host a conference in which the effects of and proposals to deal with terrorism will be discussed.
Interior Principal Secretary Monica Juma said Friday that 25 countries from Africa and 16 from the rest of the world had been invited to attend the three-day conference.
The conference takes place from June 25 to June 27.
" This is an extremely important conference and one that is absolutely relevant to Kenya and the world," she said.
The delegates who will attend the ceremony include experts in the field of combating terrorism and extremism who in the conference will explore avenues that can be employed to address radicalization and other tenets associated with terrorism.
" For the last four weeks a team has been working towards the preparation of this meeting. We have dispatched invitations to Africa and the rest of the world," she said.
" The increasing levels of recruitment, radicalization and execution of
attacks which robs the country its people and instill permanent injuries
" Kenya has experienced a series of attacks with the latest major one
being the Garissa University attack that left 148 people dead.
Kenya has been hit by a serious wave of terrorist incidences that have rocked the country in both an economic and social view.
Kenya's economy has suffered badly from the terrorist attacks, with tourism numbers going down and investor confidence also being affected by the frequent attacks.
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