President receives award for promoting trade in East Africa

Saturday 3rd May 2014

The Shippers’ Council of East Africa has highly appreciated and recognised President Yoweri Museveni’s efforts in promoting trade in East Africa with a presentation of an award to the Ugandan leader.

The Chairman, Kenya Manufacturers’ Association, Mr. Polucar Igathe, on behalf of the East African Business Community, presented the award to President Museveni at Safari Park Hotel in Nairoi-Kenya.

The ceremony took place yesterday during the 5th Northern Corridor Integration Project Summit held by the Heads of State of Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda.

President Paul Kagame said the people of Rwanda were looking forward to the Integration of the East African Community for Economic Development.

Kenya’s leader, Uhuru Kenyatta, thanked his Rwanda and Uganda counterparts for their efforts geared towards further Integration of East Africa.

The Vice-President of Kenya, Mr. William Ruto, thanked the East Africa Presidents for their commitment to make the region a business hub.

 

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