Kenya and Mozambique on Wednesday 21/11/2018 held talks characterized by the two countries signing a deal to remove visa requirements for citizens of both nations.
The visa waiver agreement was inked in the presence of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi, is intended to ease trade and travel between the two countries.
Speaking after the signing, President Kenyatta underscored that the move was in the right direction and aimed at facilitating people to people contact, as well as enhancing trade between Kenya and Mozambique.
President Nyusi is on a state visit to Kenya, having hosted his President Kenyatta earlier this year.
The two countries share historical ties, and cherish cultural ties like the Swahili speakers that can be found in both Mozambique and Kenya.
The two leaders attended a Kenya-Mozambique business forum, where they challenged the private sector to exploit the trade potential between the two countries.
Kenya and Mozambique are keen to grow the level of economic collaborations in sectors such as agriculture, agribusiness, minerals, tourism among others.
President Nyusi said his country is ready to sharing its experience in fishing with Kenya.