Embassy of Japan in Kenya

日本国国旗

在ケニア日本国大使館

Embassy of Japan in Kenya also has been accredited to Eritrea, Seychelles and Somalia

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Japan extends to Kenya Grant Assistance amounting to JPN\1.56 billion towards the Project for Dualling of Nairobi-Dagoretti Corner Road C60/C61

On June 2nd 2012, Ambassador Toshihisa Takata and the Minister for Finance Hon. Njeru Githae signed and exchanged notes for the Project for Dualling of Nairobi-Dagoretti Corner Road C60/C61 otherwise known as the Expansion of Ngong Road. The ceremony which was held at the Nairobi Serena Hotel was also witnessed by the minister for Roads Hon. Franklin Bett and the JICA President Mr. Akihiko Tanaka together with major media houses signifying the high interest of the project to Kenya. Also signed during the occasion was the project’s Grant Agreement as well as the Loan Agreement for Mombasa Port Area Road Development Project which had its Exchange of Notes signed on May 22nd 2012.

In his speech, Hon. Githae expressed deep appreciation to Japan for the continuous assistance and cooperation towards Kenya and emphasized that this project would decongest the city of Nairobi in collaboration with the ongoing Construction of Nairobi Western Ring Roads Project. Hon. Bett mentioned that the project would contribute to easing traffic jam in Nairobi, and stressed the need for more projects to completely solve the traffic problem.

“Constant and close cooperation with various organizations of the Government of Kenya is necessary for smooth and timely implementation of our cooperation projects. All the stakeholders need to cooperate with the contractor closely for the project to be completed on time.” concluded Ambassador Takata during his remarks at the ceremony.

Ambassador Takata and Finance Minister Njeru Githae during the signing of the project agreement

Ambassador Takata and Finance Minister Njeru Githae during the signing of the project agreement

Remarks from Hon. Githae

Remarks from Hon. Bett

Remarks from Ambassador Takata

Remarks from JICA President Mr. Tanaka

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