Today deputy president William Ruto visited Coast region for an economic forum. The deputy president was attending the Coast economic regeneration forum in Kilifi county which brought together leaders from the six counties of the region. His visit comes days after president Uhuru Kenyatta visited the region to launch various development projects.
In the visit, deputy president William Ruto was accompanied by various influential leaders from the region. The leaders includes: Nyali legislator Hon. Mohammed Ali, Msambweni legislator Hon. Feisal Baider, Hon. Khatib Mwashetani of Lunga Lunga constituency, former Mombasa senator Hassan Omar, Turkana governor Josphat Nanok and economist David Ndii.
The deputy president said that the new development blueprint will emphasis on optimal exploitation of tourism, agriculture and other economic sectors in the region. He further said that today's interactions,ideas and plans will lead to creation of a Coast Economic Charter.
Mr. William Ruto also said that the bottom-up economic approach will generate more jobs, cut poverty levels and move up the social economic ladder among ordinary people.
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