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Security, trade top agenda on Uhuru-Obama talks

Published on July 23, 2015

Kenya is hoping that the United States will offer additional help in the fight against Al-Shabaab while fostering investments in the energy and infrastructure sectors.

This came out during President Uhuru Kenyatta’s televised address where he talked of the need for a better, more diversified, trade and investment in energy, in technology and in manufacturing.

Kenya also hopes to have a diversification of the export market in the United States in its bilateral talk’s agenda, so as to accommodate more products from the country.

“The United States is now our second most important trading partner. Indeed, our exports to the US hit 30 billion shillings last year. I am sure this diversification will be one of the items on the summit’s agenda,” said President Kenyatta. Read more. Source | The East African