Ruto, Museveni sign 7-point MoU at State House, Nairobi

Ruto, Museveni sign 7-point MoU at State House, Nairobi

President William Ruto and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni have today (Thursday, May 16) signed a seven-point Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

President Museveni is on a three-day State visit in Kenya on the invitation of President Ruto.

Following a closed-door meeting at State House, Nairobi, the two leaders signed a tripartite agreement allowing exporters transport fuel to Uganda through the Kenyan pipeline.

Seven sectors under which the Memorandum of Understanding was signed include; foreign services and knowledge exchange and training, service delivery through PCS, youth affairs – innovative national policies, Joint hosting of AFCON and sports promotion and sports sector.

Others are; strategic cooperation in education, Micro, Small and Medium Entreprises as well as gender matters.

On the newly-signed oil deal, Kenya pledged to abolish any tariffs and levies and ensure smooth cooperation between Kenyan authorities and Uganda in order to reap full benefits from the deal.

Additionally, the two heads of states offered to work out a plan that will see extension of the pipeline from Eldoret to Uganda’s capital Kampala.

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