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Preparations for December WTO conference in Kenya underway

Published on May 06, 2015

President Uhuru Kenyatta Tuesday launched the 10th World Trade Organization ( WTO) Ministerial Conference logo and website
The launch, which kicked off preparations for the WTO Conference that will be hosted by Kenya from December 15-18 this year, took place simultaneously with a similar ceremony by the WTO General Council in Geneva, Switzerland. Speaking at the launch at State House Nairobi, President Kenyatta said hosting of the conference is not only an honour to the Government and people of Kenya, but also to the region and the entire African continent. "This is the first time that the WTO Ministerial Conference is taking place on African soil," he noted. He said bringing the meeting to Kenya is further proof of the commitment the international community to integrate the African continent into the multilateral trading system (MTS) Read more. Source | Standard Digital