The need for a resilient Kenyan Economy takes priority as KEPSA holds a Special Prime Minister Round Table on the State of the Economy in Nairobi - February 29, 2012
Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) today held a Special Prime Minister Round Table to look at the State of the Economy. The discussions focused on the four thematic areas that have been identified as key factors that affect the Economy:
• Cost of Living
• Employment & Productivity
• Competitiveness and Regional Integration
• Trade and Investment
the Prime Minister assured the Private Sector that the government is equally concerned about the state of the Mombasa Port which affects many aspects of doing business. In addition to the ongoing Rapid Results Initiative, a special team will be dispatched to the Port to ensure that the congestion is cleared and put in place lasting solutions perennial inefficiencies. He was categorical that the government will solve the operational challenges at the Port of Mombasa to justify and give credence to constructing another Port in Lamu.
The various recommendations and commitments arrived at on the various thematic areas will be consolidated and made public in a week’s time.
The Special Prime Minister Round Table had more than 200 participants drawn from the government, the development partners, the diplomatic community and the Private Sector.