Kenya woos foreign investors

December 5, 2008 12:00 am

, NAIROBI, Kenya – The Government has reiterated its commitment to creating a conducive environment for doing business in Kenya.

Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka said on Tuesday that the government was focused on attracting more investments into the country.

"The successes of both local and foreign investors transmit a strong and positive signal to potential entrants into the country’s corporate sector. We want to assure investors that Kenya is a good place to do business and all investors are welcome,” Mr Musyoka said.

He made the remarks during the International Standard Organisation (ISO) 9001:2000 certificate presentation ceremony to Andy Forwarders Service Limited.

The Vice President said it was encouraging that Andy Forwarders Services was confident about the prospect for continued economic growth and increased prosperity.

“The growing investment of Andy Forwarders is a clear demonstration of its commitment in the economic development of Kenya. It is a true reflection of the confidence it has in our country,” he said.

Mr Musyoka said he was optimistic that the certification would enable the company maintain its leadership in the market.

The Chairman and Chief Executive of Andy Forwarders, Peter Muthoka, assured that the company would continue to ensure quality service to its customers. He said the company had identified key areas to focus its efforts to provide the very best to the customers.

Mr Muthoka said the organisation was strictly operating in a transparent manner in order to build trust with both customers and partners.

He added that Andy Forwarders had ventured in major cities of the world with over 962 licensed clearing agents in the country and outside.


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