By Kampala Post Reporter
President Yoweri Musevani is in Nairobi, the Kenyan capital, to attend the Source 21 COMESA International Trade Fair and Business Summit at the invitation of his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta.
The president arrived in Kenya on Tuesday evening and was received at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport by the Kenya Cabinet Secretary for Industrialization, Aden Mohamed, and Uganda’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Sam Kuteesa, Uganda's Deputy High Commissioner to Kenya Nathan Ndoboli and the Consular General in Mombasa, Katureebe Tayebwa among others.
The COMESA International Trade Fair and Business Summit that opens at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre today (Wednesday) will also have Heads of State engage and interface in a public-private round table, with regional business leaders and entrepreneurs.
The five-day Trade Expo that has attracted entrepreneurs, industrialists and manufacturers from the COMESA sub-region, is being conducted by the COMESA Business Council in partnership with Export Promotion Agencies and Private Sector Associations of the 21 COMESA member states, together with the Kenya Association of Manufacturers.
Being held under the theme of "Hallmark of Quality", the International Trade Expo is aimed at promoting manufacturers' competitiveness, value addition for quality industrial output and advancing cross border trade and inter-business linkages among members of the COMESA Economic bloc.