Kenya to train DRC civil servants

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President Uhuru Kenyatta welcomes the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Felix Tshisekedi at State House, Nairobi. PHOTO | PSCU
President Uhuru Kenyatta welcomes the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Felix Tshisekedi at State House, Nairobi. PHOTO | PSCU

Kenya is now set to partner with DRC in capacity building by offering training opportunities to Congolese public servants in Kenya’s training institutions such as the Kenya School of Government.

This was revealed during bilateral talks on Wednesday In Kenya’s capital,Nairobi where Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) President Felix Tshisekedi Wednesday met President Uhuru Kenyatta at statehouse

‘’Our partnership will ensure that the countries achieve our founding fathers’ dream of a stable, secure and prosperous African continent. We are ready to partner in building infrastructure, sharing skills in the extractive industry and in many other areas of mutual benefit,” President Kenyatta said.

President Kenyatta also assured DRC, of its commitment in helping the country achieve political stability

“We will continue to help you achieve peace and stability because we have had similar experience which we can share. Our country has been able to calm down political temperatures through the famous Building Bridges Initiative,” said President Kenyatta at State House.

President Tshisekedi’s visit to Kenya comes barely 14 days after his inauguration which was attended by President Kenyatta, accompanied by Mr Odinga, among other leaders.

On his part, President Tshisekedi thanked Mr Kenyatta for being a true friend of DRC as demonstrated by his visit to the country to attend the Congolese leader’s inauguration ceremony.

Meanwhile,The two leaders agreed to plan for reciprocal state visits once the newly-elected President forms his government