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Kenya hopes to sign deals with Japan

  • Some of the projects in question include the construction of phase one of the second container terminal in Mombasa.
  • Japan has also partnered with Kenya to build phase two of the second container terminal.
  • Mr Macharia delivered a speech on behalf of President Uhuru Kenyatta during the Blue Economy Side Event.

Kenya hopes to sign fresh multibillion-shilling infrastructure deals with Japan following talks by the two nations at the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (Ticad).

The negotiations on the side-lines of the second Africa-Japan Public Private Conference for High Quality Infrastructure in Yokohama, were led by Transport Cabinet Secretary James Macharia.

He held talks Japanese Lands, Infrastructure and Transport Minister Keiichi Ishii on the funding of port, road, bridge and other projects using innovative arrangements of debt-free public private partnerships.

“Japan continues to be an important partner in implementing critical infrastructure projects in Kenya,” Mr Macharia said.

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Source: Daily Nation

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