Regional leaders discuss transport in Nairobi
31 July 2014, 17:00
Nairobi - Regional leaders are in Nairobi for a consultative meeting on
the Lamu Port-Southern Sudan-Ethiopia Transport (Lapsset) corridor
President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of Uganda,
Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and President Salva Kiir
of South Sudan arrived on Thursday morning and were received at State
House, Nairobi, by their host President Uhuru Kenyatta.
The Lapsset project is expected to foster transport links between Kenya and other regional states.
project will also promote regional socio-economic development along the
transport corridor, especially in the northern parts of Kenya.
is spearheading the project, which is geared towards giving the region
competitiveness in global maritime trade and promoting international
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