Mama Ngina Drive in Mombasa is schedule to receive a face lift that will turn it into a tourist attraction.
Confirming the regeneration process was Tourism CS Najib Balala who said that Mombasa is a major tourist attraction for the country as a whole.
Recently tourism in Kenya has been on the downfall due to increased completion and low demand as revealed by the Tourism CS.
Najib Balala proceeds to say that the government through the Ministry of Tourism had therefore proposed Mombasa Waterfront Project previously known as Mama Ngina Drive as a flagship project to boost tourism in the coastal city.
The project which is scheduled to complete in five months’ time will be launched on Monday by President Uhuru Kenyatta.
The regeneration of Mama Ngina will also attract visitor’s access adjacent ferry services and the transport systems connected to it.
Tourism CS Najib Balala also added that much emphasis will be made to endure that the coastal culture is persevered so as to attract many tourist to the Water front.
A Swahili Cultural Centre, public square, pigeon coops, restaurants and visitors parking spaces are among other face lifts that will be done at Mama Ngina.