Kenya, Zambian leaders seek to boost economic, security ties

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Kenya, Zambian leaders seek to boost economic, security ties

NAIROBI, June 17 (Xinhua) -- Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Sunday resolved to boost economic and security cooperation between the two countries.

The two leaders in a joint statement issued in Nairobi after holding bilateral talks agreed to increase cooperation in sectors including tourism, transport, trade, investment, air link and regional security.

"Part of the deals reached on cooperation in tourism, where Kenya has vast experience, included the training of 50 Zambian students at the globally renowned Kenya Utalii College. The training is scheduled to start as soon as feasible," they said.

The two countries have long enjoyed warm relations where they cooperate in areas such as agriculture, tourism, education and information communication and technology (ICT).

The Zambian president, who has been in Kenya on a priv ate visit, visited a college in the coastal town of Kilifi to appraise himself with the development of the tourism sector in Kenya.

According to Kenya's presidency, the two countries have an existing MOU on science, technology and innovation.

Source: Google News Kenya | Netizen 24 Kenya

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