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DP Ruto holds talks with President Museveni, launch road project - 6 months ago, 19 Aug 17:36

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, ENTEBBE, Uganda, Aug 19 -Deputy President William Ruto Sunday held talks with President Yoweri Museveni at State House in Entebbe.

The deliberations focused on trade between Kenya and Uganda as well as integration issues in East Africa.

The leaders appreciated the fact that there was need to create a more favourable environment to enhance commerce between the two countries and other countries in the region.

Later, the two leaders flew to Eastern Uganda to launch the 150-kilometre Kapchorwa—Suam road. They also attended a church service.

The road will connect Kenya and Uganda.

Ruto said the leadership of President Uhuru Kenyatta and President Museveni made it possible for citizens of the two countries to work together.

He said the road will increase investment and trade between the two countries. It will also ease movement of people.

Ruto thanked the AfDB for financing roads in the region.

He also asked the local community to shun consumption ...
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