President Uhuru Kenyatta
President Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has left the country on Monday evening for Yokohama, Japan to attend the 7th edition of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 7) that kicks off on Wednesday.

State House spokesperson Kanze Dena-Mararo said on Tuesday the three-day conference focusing on development in Africa which runs until Friday will be seeking to strengthen cooperation between Japan and the continent.

“The Kenyan delegation to TICAD 7 is also focused on optimizing the resources available in Japan for the delivery of the Big 4 Agenda in all areas including in Agriculture, Affordable Housing, Universal Health Coverage and Manufacturing,” said Dena in a statement on Tuesday.

TICAD 7 whose theme is “advancing Africa’s Development through people, technology and innovation, provides an opportunity for Kenya to engage directly with Japanese investors.

TICAD 6 was hosted by Kenya in September 2016. Enditem

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