Kenya’s leader Uhuru Kenyatta is on a visit to Paris to to attend a public investment bank conference, meet with French employers, and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron.
Uhuru has agreed to sign several Public-Private Partnership agreements on water, infrastructure and energy. A major road contract worth 1.6 billion euros piloted with Vinci is expected to be signed.
This is seen as east Africa’s biggest economy to ramp up its bilateral relations with France.
Despite the very strong Chinese presence in the Kenyan economy, France has said it is attracted by Kenya whose growth has propelled it in a decade into the club of middle-income countries.