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Engage private sector, Uhuru urges EAC

Published on August 10, 2015

East African Community countries need to engage the private sector when formulating business laws and regulations to accelerate integration under the bloc's common market protocol, President Uhuru Kenyatta has said.

 He said such consultations will help better the region's business environment, helping firms thrive and spark faster economic growth.

 Speaking during a business forum on his three-day state visit to west-neighbouring Uganda that ends today, Uhuru however emphasised that companies need to become more innovative and competitive to remain relevant in a highly globalising market.

 The president held bilateral talks with his host, President Yoweri Museveni on Saturday, focusing on security, anti-terrorism, trade and investment. Read more. Source | The Star