Lamu Port enhances regional integration efforts: Premier

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Lamu Port has a great potential to enhance the economic integration of East African Countries through boosting business, investment and trade linkages among the countries, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (Ph.D) said.

 The premier made the remark while paying official visit to the port accompanied by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta visited Lamu Port yesterday.

On the occasion, he underscored that the completion of the port will realize to ensure the development vision of the region and  improve the lives of our citizens.

‘‘The commitment to link the region should sustain and it will be fruitful if leaders of the countries work through investing in infrastructures especially on logistic.”

 He reflected that the port is very helpful for Ethiopia to export our products and import some basic products.

As to him the port is also helpful for South Sudan. Beyond integrating the East African Countries, the port has a potential to connect other region, he added.

He argued at the event that the connectivity road between Addis Ababa to Nairobi is a great through in the region.

Source: The Ethiopian Herald