President William Ruto on Thursday left the country for Ethiopia where he will preside over the launch of Safaricom.
Among those invited to the event is Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed who will also hold bilateral talks with the Head of State.
“President William Ruto has left for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where he will hold bilateral talks with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali. The two leaders will thereafter preside over the launch of Safaricom in Ethiopia.” Said State House
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Speaking after their meeting, President Ruto noted that the two countries are exploiting their long-standing relations and proximity to increase cross-border trade.
“The Kenya-Ethiopia partnership is a cornerstone of our mutual benefit and regional stability. We look forward to reconfiguring our priorities — rooted in our shared ideals and values — to promote innovation and inclusive growth for the socio-economic good of the people.” Said Ruto