Kenya to Secure 3,000-5,000 Jobs Abroad Every Week

Kenya’s president William Ruto has said that Kenya will secure jobs abroad for 3,000-5,000 people every week.

President William Ruto to sign bilateral talks

Speaking at a church service in Sotik, Bomet County, the President said that the government will soon start bilateral talks to export labor abroad.

“We will sign bilateral labor agreements so that we export Kenyan Labor. We want to export 3,000 to 5,000 Kenyans every week so that they can go work abroad and bring us money,” Ruto said.

The move is expected to create job opportunities and boost the country’s economy. The country is already in talks with several countries to secure more job opportunities abroad.

President Ruto’s quest for foreign jobs begins with his next trip to Germany and France, where he will try to find work for Kenyans who are jobless.

“The German President was in Kenya three months ago. I will be flying to Germany tonight because he promised us jobs for 200,000 Kenyans. I must go and make arrangements for that,” the president said.

A press release dated November 19 states that President Ruto is set to make an official visit to France and Germany between 20th and 21st of November, 2023. The visit will be intended to strengthen economic ties between Kenya and the West.

The President, who will attend the Compact with Africa (CwA) forum in Germany, is expected to showcase Kenya as a leading destination for investment in Africa. He will also seek to strengthen ties between the two economic blocs – the European Union (EU) and the East African Community (EAC).

Ruto will also advance labor mobility issues so that Kenyans are expected to secure jobs abroad.

In france, the President will address the EU Parliament in an effort to demonstrate Kenya’s roles as an advocate for peace and democracy in the region. He will also speak about the vision of Kenya on climate change.

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