Kenya signed 7 pacts with South Korea boosting its economic, industrial and technological powerhouse in the region. A part of the deal will see an initial 5 billion shillings pumped into the agricultural sector to improve food security. This followed bilateral talks between Kenya and South Korean Head of State Park Geun Hye who has been in the country.
Speaking when he hosted the South Korean President, President Uhuru Kenyatta in a Bilateral meeting, said that this initiative will further foster Kenya’s relationship with Korea which has been in existence since independence.
During the bilateral talks at statehouse in Nairobi, MOU’S in regards to cooperation in science and technology, e-government, industry, health trade and environment were signed between Kenya and South Korea.
President Kenyatta said that the signing of the MOU’s will see Kenya and Korea share best practices in governance to increase efficiency in service delivery to citizens.
Earlier, the Korean president was accorded full military honours that included a 21-gun salute, with the Kenya Defence Forces band playing the national anthems of Kenya and South Korea.
President Geun-Hye also inspected a colorful guard of honour mounted by a detachment of the Kenya air force.