Multinational Chinese companies operating in Kenya held a trade fair in the capital Nairobi, aiming to provide employment to Kenyan youth.
More than 1,000 jobs were on offer at the Kenya-China Economic and Trade Association Career Fair, in various sectors including construction, mining, automotive, media among others.
Among the companies present at the fair are China Road and Bridge Corporation, Sinohydro Corporation, Huawei Technologies, and AVIC International.
Kenya’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director of Asia and Australasia Affairs, Christopher Chika hailed tha impact the Chinese companies have had on his country’s labour market.
“In the economic space, more than 400 Chinese companies have been creating quality local jobs and establishing crucial skills transfer linkages for Kenya’s development agenda,” he said.