Nairobi, Kenya is slated to host the World Trade Organization’s 10th Ministerial Conference from 15-18 December 2015.
The conferenced will be chaired by Kenya cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Ms. Amina Mohamed. The meeting is expected to inject at least $26 million into the Kenyan economy.
The WTO’s 10th Ministerial Conference to be hosted by Nairobi is expected to bring in at least $26 million into the Kenyan economy when the over 7000 delegates arrive for the conference.
Preparations for the conference are underway which has been dubbed as the largest conference to be hosted in the Sub-Saharan Africa whose theme is ‘Africa is Open For Business’.
The conference is set to showcase the East African country’s capability of conference tourism as well as African’s development progresses. The conference not only positively impacts on the economy but also on the tourism industry which had suffered major setbacks owing to the terror threats.
Cabinet secretary for Tourism Najib Balala said, “The conference has also contributed to profiling of Kenya as a safe destination and have endorsed Nairobi as a regional business hub”.