, KHARTOUM, Sudan, Apr 10 – Deputy President William Ruto says Kenya is confident that its bilateral relations with the Republic of Sudan will continue to yield benefits for both countries economically.
Ruto stated that the deeper economic co-operation that Kenya was seeking with Sudan was aimed at expanding to more sectors to generate broader benefits for the people of the two countries.
The Deputy President, at the same time, called on the need for exchange of knowledge, experiences and technology transfer among expertise from various fields in the two countries.
“It is time we exchange experiences in various fields to increase the bonds of friendship and encourage business people to work together in exploiting trade opportunities in our two nations,” he said.
He explained that exchange of expertise and experiences in the fields of agriculture; industrialization, education, maritime, oil, gas, security and training among other areas remain key in effective contribution to socio economic development of the citizens of the two countries.
The Deputy President made the remarks during his second day of an official tour of Sudan when he led Kenya’s delegation in a meeting with the country’s First Vice President and Prime Minister Lt Gen Bakri Hassan Saleh, at the Republic palace in Khartoum.
Let Gen Saleh said Ruto’s visit was timely, saying he expects mutual gain for both countries.