KPA targets Sh64b revenue in five years
SEE ALSO :KPA face an acid test in qualifiersThe initiative is expected to cost at least Sh1 billion every year. Transport and Infrastructure Cabinet Secretary James Macharia said the plan will help KPA continue contributing to the “growth of international trade.” “The plan was drawn after a meticulous process that involved various stakeholders, took consideration of pertinent concerns and is in line with our Constitution, Vision 2030 and blue economy development agenda,” he said. It will also help attainment of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Big Four Plan for food security, affordable housing, manufacturing and access to universal healthcare, he added. Transport Principal Secretary Esther Koimett said ongoing projects at the port of Mombasa should be fast-tracked in keeping with the ambitious plan.
SEE ALSO :KPA stun Ferroviario“As a ministry we are keen to see timely execution of all ongoing development programmes at the Port of Mombasa and all other ports earmarked for development in the coastline and inland waterways in line with the new strategic plan,” she said. KPA Managing Director Daniel Manduku said in the last five years, the authority has completed a number of infrastructural projects including the Second Container Terminal and expansion of the Nairobi Inland Container Depot.
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