Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Dar, Nairobi vow more grounded ties

 Joint collaboration commission coordinated to meet soon

Magufuli invites Kenyan businessmen to Tanzania

TANZANIA and Kenya have reaffirmed their dedication to fortify reciprocal relations, coordinating a critical meeting of the joint commission for participation before end of this current year.

President John Magufuli, who is in Kenya for a two-day state visit taking after a welcome by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, said Kenyans wishing to work with Tanzania are welcome to do as such, focusing on that "residents of the two nations are siblings''.

At a news gathering with his host at the State House in Nairobi, Dr Magufuli said measurements at the Tanzania Investment Center (TIC) demonstrate that Kenya is the main financial specialist among African nations putting resources into Tanzania with venture adding up to 1.7 billion US dollars.

"There are 529 organizations from Kenya in Tanzania that have made more than 56,000 business chances to Tanzanians. These measurements make Kenya the main African nation putting resources into Tanzania. Tanzania considers Kenya as its main exchanging accomplice," he brought up.

Exchange volume between the two nations has expanded from 652.9bn/ - in 2010 to 2.044 trillion/ - by early this year, President Magufuli brought up, guaranteeing Kenyans of Tanzania's charitable love.

He said his visit to Kenya was gone for in addition to other things "to bond the great relationship that has existed amongst Kenya and Tanzania," started by Kenya and Tanzania's establishing fathers - Mwalimu Julius Nyerere and Mzee Jomo Kenyatta.

Dr Magufuli guaranteed Kenyans that he was dependably in contact with President Kenyatta on telephone - talking about applicable issues confronting the two nations and the district. "I am dependably in contact with President Kenyatta on telephone.

In any case, since telephone calls can't get found out in the open, a few people don't have the foggiest idea about this thus today, I need to say that we have dependably been in touch," he focused. President Magufuli said he was in Nairobi to disclose his strategies intended to improve Tanzania a place to contribute and empower it to advance.

"I have enlightened President Kenyatta regarding the truth in Tanzania to empower it push ahead. We need Tanzanians to pay charge, battle defilement and empower the nation to push ahead. I trust that on the off chance that we go at that pace, we can achieve the level where we trust we are taking our nation to worthy spots," he clarified.

The president additionally communicated his gratefulness for the bolster stretched out to Tanzania from Kenya amid the seismic tremor in Kagera Region.

Early yesterday morning when he landed in Nairobi, President Magufuli was gotten by his host, President Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto and was concurred full military respects, finish with a 21-firearm salute.

The gathering additionally incorporated a bright protect of respect - and also the playing by the military metal band of the two nations' national songs of devotion and that of the East African Community (EAC) Dr Magufuli started his schedule by laying a wreath at the catacomb of Kenya's originator President, Mzee Jomo Kenyatta, before continuing to the State House for the formal gathering.

President Kenyatta, then again, communicated his appreciation to Dr Magufuli for respecting his welcome to visit Kenya, insisting that Kenya will keep on strengthening relationship and collaboration with Tanzania.

"To us, Tanzanians are our siblings and sisters...we have an involved acquaintance with our siblings and sisters and we will proceed with this great relationship and collaboration that was started by our progenitors," President Kenyatta focused.

He noticed that Kenya and Tanzania had a considerable measure of things in like manner, including quiet and majority rule change of governments and among different issues concurred between the two heads of state, incorporating helping different countries in the area, when confronted with different difficulties.

President Kenyatta said Kenya will keep working with Tanzania in actualizing joint tasks, including the Bagamoyo (Tanzania) and Malindi (Kenya) ports and different endeavors that would be laid out by the joint collaboration commission.

President Magufuli was yesterday anticipated that would go to a state dinner facilitated in his respect by President Kenyata at the State House in Nairobi. Today Dr Magufuli will visit Eldoville Dairies in Karen zone in Nairobi and open the Southern Bypass street in Nairobi before returning home.

Delivered by Xpresstz