President Kenyatta has launched new machines to be used by Kenya Defence Forces in a bold move by the government to enhace the capabilities of the KDF. In the event held at Thika Barracks, President Kenyatta was taken round by General Kibuchi to inspect and be informed about the various machines that were on display at the grounds.
The machines which included tankers, rollers, lorries, and ambulances were obtained from a partnership between the KDF and Isuzu company which lead to the machines being manufactured here in Kenya. The bottom line of this partnership was the idea of Buy Kenya, Build Kenya. The heavy machines will be useful for engineering and defensive duties.
Kenyatta started by performing a guard of honour to the well groomed troops before he was ushered to where the machines were parked. In his speech, the President put emphasis on the need for Kenyan troops to always be ready to guard and protect the nation and the citizens. Accompanied by defence CS Monicah Juma, the two leaders congratulated the defence team for the improvement seen in that particular docket.
Elsewhere, the President launched the Lamu port yesterday in a bold move by the povernment to enhace and improve transport services both to Kenyans and the neighbouring countries. Soon, the President wil launch the railline connecting to Kisumu and the surrounding areas.
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