Museveni to be the first foreign Head of State to travel using the Kenyan SGR from Mombasa to Nairobi.

President Uhuru Kenyatta has affirmed Kenya’s commitment to collaborate with Uganda🇺🇬 for the benefit of the people of both countries. The President lauded the progress made in trade promotion and free movement of goods, services and people across borders.

The President also thanked the Government and the people of Uganda for their continued use of the Port of Mombasa. President Kenyatta added that his Administration is committed to continue improving service delivery at the Port.

The President stated that both Kenya and Uganda are working on setting up more One Stop Border Posts to further ease movement of people, goods and services between the two countries. The President noted that the already existing OSBPs are bearing fruits.

He noted that Kenya will continue to work with Uganda to handle security threats in the region. The President asked for Uganda’s support to Kenya’s bid for a non-permanent seat of the UN Security Council for the 2021-2022 term. He also invited Uganda to join Kenya in the joint development of the SGR to ensure it continues to Kampala, Uganda.

President Yoweri Museveni will be the first foreign Head of State to travel using the Kenyan SGR from Mombasa to Nairobi. The President further revealed that Kenya and Uganda will put in place a formal border commission to look into boundary issues, including the Migingo Island tussle. He said Kenya and Uganda are keen on efficiently utilising water resources for the benefit of both countries 

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