President Ruto Unveils Road Connecting Kenya and Tanzania

Ruto promised to place a greater emphasis on infrastructure development to improve connectivity, trade, and tourism within the East African Community.

President William Ruto has started work on the Mtwapa-Kwa Kadzengo-Kilifi (A7) road, which will connect Kenya and Tanzania.

The road is part of the Sh7.5 billion ($61.4 million) multinational Malindi-Lunga Lunga/Horohoro-Tanga-Bagamoyo East African coastal road corridor.

Ruto promised to place a greater emphasis on infrastructure development to improve connectivity, trade, and tourism within the East African Community.

“This is a vital road that connects Kenya and Tanzania.

It will boost trade and economic relations between the two countries.

It will connect the East African Community in terms of integration, jobs, and business, as well as eradicating poverty ” stated President.

He was speaking in Mtwapa, Mombasa, where the first phase of the 40-kilometer road was inaugurated.

The Head of State directed the Kenya National Highways Authority and the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure to renovate Mtwapa.