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Representatives confirmed for US-Africa Summit

01 August 2014, 11:21

Nairobi - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Principal Secretary, Karanja Kibicho has briefed representatives of the private sector on the forthcoming United States-Africa Leaders Summit.

The representatives, most of whom will accompany President Uhuru Kenyatta during the visit, were briefed on the programme and how they would be engaged during the upcoming summit.

According to a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, they also discussed the agenda and how to speak in one voice and have a common approach on the goals Kenya would seek to achieve.

“It was agreed that regular meetings will be held between the private sector and the Government to review achievements of the various business delegations and high prifile visits jointly conducted by the two parties,” read the statement.

Present from Ministry of Foreign Affairs were Director Americas, Nyambura Kamau and Director Economic and International Trade, Nelson Ndirangu.

The summit scheduled to take place for August 5 and 6.

It brings together almost 50 leaders from across Africa.

The private sector representatives included National Chamber of Commerce Chairman, Kiprono Kittony, Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) Chairman Vimal Shah, industrialist Chris Kirubi and Chief Executive of the Kenya Association of Manufacturers, Betty Maina among others.

 – CAJ News

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