President Museveni attends summit in Nairobi
President Yoweri Museveni is in the Kenyan capital Nairobi attending the 11th Summit of the Northern Corridor integration Projects that is going on at Safari Park Hotel.
The summit is also attended by President Paul Kagame of Rwanda and representatives of the partner States and observers.
The ‘Northern Corridor’ is the transport corridor linking the landlocked countries of Uganda, Rwanda, South Sudan and Burundi to Kenya’s Maritime Port of Mombasa. The transport corridor also serves Democratic Republic of Congo and Northern Tanzania.
The Northern Corridor Integration Projects initiative is designed to generate sustainable political will necessary to fast track the implementation of the projects identified.
According to statement issued from State House, during the opening ceremony, the host, President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya said the presence of the two leaders clearly demonstrated the passion they have to transform the economies of their countries and improve the lives of the people.