Kenya and UK to Partner in Green Energy Projects

The United Kingdom will fast-track new green investments in the country.

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said his administration was keen to use the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) to deepen the British investment partnership with Kenya.

Some of the investments include the Malindi Solar Expansion, Menengai Geothermal, Grand High Falls Dam, Nairobi Railway City, among others.

He was speaking on Monday in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, when he held bilateral talks with President William Ruto.

The Prime Minister lauded Kenya for pioneering climate leadership and pledged to further support the country in advancing regional peace and security.

“We will extend every support to Kenya to ensure it plays this role successfully,” he told President Ruto.

President Ruto said Kenya was determined to furthering cooperation with the UK, particularly in the areas of security in the Horn of Africa, energy, agriculture and infrastructure.

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