Kenyan prime minister encourages foreign investment

30/01/2012 - Kenya property & investment news Posted by Neil King
Kenyan prime minister encourages foreign investment

Kenya could see a rise in the number of foreign property investors it has over the next few months after the prime minister encouraged people to put their money in the country.Ralia Odinga said that now is the time to invest in services, as opposed to waiting until after the election, as their money will be safe.Furthermore, he is quoted by capitalfm.co.ke as saying that the private sector has a large role to play in creating additional economic growth."The time to invest in Kenya is now. Those who wait until after elections will regret because it will be too late," the prime minister told the news provider."I want to assure you that the next elections will be the most peaceful ever held in this country since independence."It comes after Kenya Airways reported a rise in passenger numbers for the third quarter of this financial year, saying that the country saw a 15.4 per cent increase in traffic between October and December last year.