Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amb Monica Juma, participated in the Japan-Africa round table meeting.Pic Photo Courtesy
Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amb MonicaJuma, attends Japan-Africa round table meeting
CS Monica Juma met with Mr.Jun Karube, Chairman of Toyota Tsusho and Kenya’s Honorary Consul in Nagoya. The CS lauded Japan’s durable partnership with Kenya and its recent recommitment through the historic signing of an MOU to support Kenya’s development vision.
The meeting committed to cooperation in multilateral fora on the world expo and election to the non-permanent seat at UN Security Council among other matters.
They also discussed support for the High Level Global Blue Economy conference to be held in Nairobi From the 26-28 November 2018.
Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amb Monica Juma, participated Friday morning in a Japan-Africa round table meeting.
CS Amb Monica Juma had bilateral talks with Hon.Yasuhide Nakayama, Chairman of the Committe on Foreign Relations in Japan’s parliament and discussed ways to remove travel advisories, enhance cooperation in human development, and scalability of small and medium entreprises.
The CS called for an enhanced focus for Japan to sharpen it’s engagement in Kenya through investment in human capital development and ICT
The meeting applauded the diversification of Toyota in Kenya to agriculture, healthcare, transport and energy.
CS Monica Juma reiterated the need for Japanese businesses to deepen their investment in ICT, the Big Four, small and micro enterprises. She echoed the consolidating of Africa- Japan trade to reduce the trade imbalance, whilst enhancing value addition for African exports.