In a speech delivered today on April 26th after launching a semiconductor production factory at Dedan Kimathi University of Technology in Nyeri county, President Uhuru Kenyatta revealed that Kenya is committed to achieve it's dream of being an industrial nation and his administration has been putting in place necessary infrastructure for the same.
The President who recognized the Semiconductors Technologies Factory that he had launched as being a critical component of the manufacturing industry said that together with the recently commissioned arms factory in Ruiru, it's a testimony that the country is on the right path towards achieving that dream.
"We'll soon be in Mombasa and Kisumu to launch ship building in our country and I can say we are getting to the place where we want to be. That's making our own locomotives to be able to turn our country into a producing country not a consuming country," he said.
His revelation came a day after news breaking out that a Kenyan firm based in Mombasa had successfully built three boats for Tanzania.
Watch the President speak at minute 5:00 of the video in the link below.
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