Kenya and Colombia have signed a number of co-corporations in various sectors with the Colombian government during DP Rigathi Gachagua’s visit to the South American country where has been attending the Coffee Producers and Roasters Forum.
On Tuesday evening the deputy president, accompanied by Foreign Affairs CS Dr Alfred Mutua was hosted by the Colombian Vice President Francia Elena Marquez Mina in Bogota to witness the signing of the First Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC).
”The signing of the Cooperation has opened a new path of deepening our Collaboration in various sectors including Agriculture, Gender, Education, Science and Technology, Culture, Transport, Health, Environmental Conservation, Trade and Investment, among others,” DP Gachagua said.
The two leaders also held talks on ways to enhance the ties through direct flights between Kenya and Colombia to increase interaction and improve the movement of goods and services as well as opening discussions on ending visa requirements for diplomatic and service passport holders.
”We are grateful to our hard-working teams from Kenya and Colombia for putting in the hard work to realise this Cooperation,” the DP added.