Uhuru Gets 2 Major Accolades From Spain

  • Spain Minister for Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation Joseph Borrell Fontelles has commended President Uhuru Kenyatta for his unwavering fight against corruption and economic crimes in the country as well as the handshake with Prime Minister Raila Odinga.

    Speaking during a visit at State House, the minister cited that the current determination to end graft would go along way in building confidence among investors across the world.

    He also praised the president for the handshake between him and the opposition leader.

    The minister stated that the initiative would ensure that the country enjoys peace and stability.

    “The handshake was a good example on how to overcome internal conflicts and disagreements," Fontelles stated.

    Fontelles also noted that Spain was ready to engage and participate in the achievement of the affordable housing pillar of the Big 4 Agenda.

    “We have many firms that can be good partners in affordable housing,” he highlighted.

    On his part, the president welcomed Spain's proposal for a partnership to develop Kenya's tourist sites and enhance tourist experiences.

    The two countries further agreed to develop partnerships in sports especially in football and athletics.

    "Our objective is to tap and develop the football talents of young people and transform this potential into rewarding engagements," the president added.