The County Government of Nakuru will establish SMEs Parks in Nakuru and Naivasha towns in order to enhance the transformation of knowledge into products and services by small and medium enterprises.
This was revealed by the Nakuru County Director for Trade, Industrialization and Tourism Mr. Mandeep Jajuha in a speech he read during a symposium held at Kuste Hotel on Friday evening.
The symposium that brought the business community in Nakuru was organized by La Bonita in partnership with the Nakuru County government and was meant to be a platform for business people to interact and network.
The trade director also revealed that the county government was working towards promoting Nakuru as a choice tourist destination.
“We are also working on the tourism sub-sector to make the County the destination of choice and regional leader in sustainable tourism through local citizen participation,” said Mr. Mandeep.
To boost business growth, the director said that the county government would remove barriers hampering growth.
“We intend to remove regulatory constraints impeding the growth and expansion of the informal sector through the passage of investor friendly legislation at the County Assembly,” said Mr. Mandeep amid cheers from the investors.
Speaking from Nairobi where she is representing the County at the TICAD summit, Ms. Edith Kimani the Chief Officer for Trade, Industrialization and Tourism also revealed that her ministry is working with World Bank to attract potential investors to Nakuru.
“My ministry is working closely with the World Bank to attract potential investors to Nakuru and we are collecting data of all the investors who have been to our county,” said the CO adding that the ministry had also established working collaborations with different Investment Promotion Agencies to make it easier to link investors with the National Government.
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