Kenya and Zambia sign six MOUs to scale up bilateral cooperation

Kenya and Zambia sign six MOUs to scale up bilateral cooperation

Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema with his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta at State House, Nairobi, on June 15, 2022. PHOTO | PSCU

  • The two Heads of State witnessed the signing of six MOUs geared towards scaling up the bilateral cooperation between the two countries.

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday hosted his Zambian counterpart Hakainde Hichilema at State House, Nairobi.

The two Heads of State witnessed the signing of six MOUs geared towards scaling up the bilateral cooperation between the two countries.

The bilateral instruments of cooperation signed after President Kenyatta and President Hichilema held a one-on-one meeting were:

         i.            Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on cooperation in the field of veterinary and animal health

       ii.            MOU on cooperation in the field of international relations studies and research

     iii.            MOU on cooperation in promotion of cooperatives

     iv.            MOU between the Kenya Tourism Federation (KTF) and the Tourism Council Zambia (TCZ)

       v.            MOU between the Kenya Utalii College and the Zambia Institute for Tourism and Hospitality Studies

     vi.            MOU on cooperation in the field of information, communication and technology

“The two leaders agreed that the signing of the instruments of cooperation sets out an extensive framework for the consolidation and deepening of relations for the mutual benefit of the people of the two countries,” read a statement from State House Spokesperson Kanze Dena Mararo.

“Earlier, when he arrived at State House, Nairobi, at the start of his two-day State Visit in the country, President Hichilema was received by his host President Kenyatta in a colourful State reception that included a guard of honour mounted by a detachment of the Kenya Air Force and a 21-gun-salute.”

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