Nairobi City and Buenos Aires will soon commence city-to-city relations and mutual partnerships in various sectors, including agribusiness ventures for the youth of Nairobi, health and disaster management.
This was discussed when the Argentine Ambassador to Kenya, Gabriela Martinic, paid Nairobi Governor, Sakaja Johnson a courtesy call at City Hall.
Governor Sakaja praised Argentina for its continued partnership and strong relations with Kenya as well as the commitment to pursuing a deepening of ties through various county/Municipal programmes.
“Congratulations on your country’s World Cup triumph. It is my prayer that the Jules Rimey trophy will come to Africa. For any city or municipality to thrive, it is important for it to develop relationships with bigger cities for continued progression and growth. Nairobi is currently the transport, communication, and transport in Africa. It will take you eight (8) hours to get to any European destination and 4 hours to an African destination. We sent to take advantage of this as a leading city inorder to continue thriving,” he stated.
Martinic lauded the partnership and expressed confidence in its success.
“Nairobi is the place to be in since your inauguration. I am looking forward to a fruitful relationship with your city. Nairobi’s landscape has changed; The city is now opening more to embrace other cities as well as conducting business and partneships with other like-minded cities all aimed at uplifting the quality of life and living standards of Nairobians,” said the Brazilian envoy.