H .E Governor Ndiritu Muriithi held a consultation meeting with British high Commissioner’s Mr Hailey. Addressing the media today after a consultative meeting H.E Governor Ndiritu Muriithiand his Deputy John Mwaniki, British High Commissioner Hailey noted that more investors from UK have expressed interest in investing in the laikipia.
“The two countries have had common interests especially in military cooperation and this will not be stopped any time soon,” said Hailey He assured the Governor its soldiers will continue training in Kenya more so laikipia county despite numerous reports that indicated they could have migrated to Iran.
He further noted that they are looking on how they can expand UK support in Laikipia especially in Amaya Triangle Initiative in peace building and supporting the various development activities.
He said UK was looking on how it can support Laikipia county government in creating a very strong environment for private investors. About 6,000 troops of BATUK train in the area every year.
Governor Muriithi said the discussion was meant to promote increased investment in the area and the country at large.
He noted that the presence of BATUK in Laikipia had a positive contribution in local economy.
The Governor said Amaya Triangle Initiative was meant to restore peace in the four counties of Laikipia, Baringo, Isiolo and Samburu counties.