Mombasa International Trade Fair Officially Opens

H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta inspects the Guard of Honour mounted by the Kenya Navy troops during the official opening of Mombasa |International Trade Fair at Mkomani grounds on 5th September 2019.

H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta inspects the Guard of Honour mounted by the Kenya Navy troops during the official opening of Mombasa |International Trade Fair at Mkomani grounds on 5th September 2019.

The President of the Republic of Kenya and the Commander- in -Chief of Kenya Defence Forces H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta officially opened the Mombasa International Trade Fair at Mkomani grounds Mombasa County on 5 September 2019. The theme of this year’s Trade Fair is “Embracing Innovation and Technology to Enhance Industrial Growth and Food Security.”

The President visited various exhibition stands show-casing utilization of latest innovation and technology in farming and industrial advancement.

Speaking during the opening, the President recognized the importance of the blue economy citing several projects that have been initiated to revive the blue economy sector.

“We have revived the Liwatoni Fisheries Center in Mombasa and we are currently establishing the Shimoni Mariculture Centre. We are also going to establish Fisheries Association and the National Shipping Marketing Authority,” he said.

The Head of State inspected a Guard of Honour mounted by the Kenya Navy troops. He was escorted by the Commander Kenya Navy Major General Levi Mghalu.

The President of the Republic of Kenya and the Commander in Chief of Kenya Defence Forces H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta salutes during the singing of the National Anthem during the official opening of Mombasa |International Trade Fair at Mkomani grounds on 5th September 2019.The President of the Republic of Kenya and the Commander in Chief of Kenya Defence Forces H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta salutes during the singing of the National Anthem during the official opening of Mombasa |International Trade Fair at Mkomani grounds on 5th September 2019.
Parade Commander Major Desiderius Ndwiga leads the Guard of Honour in a match past during the official opening of Mombasa |International Trade Fair at Mkomani Grounds on 5th September 2019.Parade Commander Major Desiderius Ndwiga leads the Guard of Honour in a match past during the official opening of Mombasa |International Trade Fair at Mkomani Grounds on 5th September 2019.
Captain Gregory Musau leads the second division during match past during the official opening of Mombasa International Trade Fair at Mkomani Grounds on 5th September 2019.Captain Gregory Musau leads the second division during match past during the official opening of Mombasa International Trade Fair at Mkomani Grounds on 5th September 2019.