NAIROBI (Xinhua) --
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Zambian
President Edgar Lungu on Sunday resolved to boost economic and
security cooperation between the two countries.
The two leaders in a
joint statement issued in Nairobi after holding bilateral talks
agreed to increase cooperation in sectors including tourism,
transport, trade, investment, air link and regional security.
“Part of the deals
reached on cooperation in tourism, where Kenya has vast
experience, included the training of 50 Zambian students at the
globally renowned Kenya Utalii College. The training is
scheduled to start as soon as feasible,” they said.
The two countries
have long enjoyed warm relations where they cooperate in areas
such as agriculture, tourism, education and information
communication and technology (ICT).
president, who has been in Kenya on a private visit, visited a
college in the coastal town of Kilifi to appraise himself with
the development of the tourism sector in Kenya.
According to Kenya’s
presidency, the two countries have an existing MOU on science,
technology and innovation.