The Asian Community, largely associated with industrialisation, trading and philanthropy in Kenya has unveiled a network through which it seeks to pursue stronger ties between India and Kenya to attract more investments across the high impact economic sectors the community is involved in for increased economic and social development.
The event was officiated by Dr. Abraham Korie Sing’oe where he appreciated the Kenyan-Indian community’s influence on the country as a testament to their resilience, hard work and remarkable creativity.
Accordingly to the United Asian Network Chairman Bimal Kantaria, Kenya can borrow India’s advanced technological innovations to catapult its economic development.
Kenyan Indians have heavily invested in agriculture, horticulture, hotels & tourism, banking, manufacturing, retail, insurance, health and many other sectors .
Among the network membership are renowned personalities like Industrialists Manu Chandaria and cooking oil manufacturer Vimal Shah the Managing Director of Bidco.
Indian High Commissioner Namgia Kampar, and Kenya’s Principal Secretary, Foreign & Diaspora Affairs Korir Sing’oe graced the occasion that also marked the beginning of the celebrations of the 75th India independence anniversary week in Nairobi.