UK – Kenya Trade and Investment Forum – 15/09/2016
The Kenya High Commission , London in collaboration with DMA organised a high profile of institutional investors focused on investment into Africa, and those considering the increasing merits of doing so. These investors included Sovereign Wealth Funds, Supranational investors, listed equity and private equity investors, African regulated asset managers, alongside impact investors such as DFIs and microfinance focused investors .
The Kenyan government was very well represented with its Number one Foreign Office Cabinet Secretary Hon DR Ambassador Amina Mohamed a Lady who has transformed diplomacy to its best pick for years .( Her efforts to define kenya as an African Giant has truly paid off ). Ambassador Lazarus Amayo (Kenyan High Commissioner ) , Cabinet Secretary Hon Henry Rotich National Treasury , Cabinet Secretary Hon Joe Mucheru Ministry of Information , Dr Patrick Njoroge Governor Central Bank of Kenya , Mr Kiprono Kitonny Chairman Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry , Mr Andrew Kamau Principal Secretary Ministry of Energy and Petroleum ,
Hon Tobias was acknowledged the huge steps the Kenyan Government has taken to Improve Infrastructure . Kenya has become the new Economic Giant in East Africa . Kenya was seeing off the Likes of Nigeria and South Africa . This was the new investment Hub he quoted. Overall the tone was positive highlighting the 5.6% growth.
Hon Amina Mohamed . reassured investors with the continued credentials and recognition kenya continues to boast from a host of International organisations including the world bank whose continued support in infrastructure and capacity building has seen kenya in a new twist of tale.