Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry President and Nairobi Gubernatorial Candidate has asked european investors to to explore the Kenyan market for more opportunities.
Ngatia gave a powerful keynote address to the Kenya and UK government and business community in London on Monday morning,where he expressed tipped Nairobi to grow faster economically because of the available but untapped investment opportunities.
He highlighted the importance of investment in key sectors including Manufacturing, Construction, Real Estate, Agriculture, Healthcare, Renewable Energy, Tourism, ICT, and Logistics.
In one of the meetings with key businesses in UK, he pushed for investment to ensure a sustainable approach towards solving the water challenges in Nairobi.
He also discussed issues around carbon emission reduction in water resources, water treatment and supply, wastewater sewerage and treatment as well as other cross-sectoral opportunities within the water industry.
This includes borehole rehabilitation programs that provide reduced carbon emissions hence reducing the need to boil water for purification.
“This will ensure the provision of safe clean water to the people of Nairobi and secure water supply resilience through integrated approaches to managing water and climate change,” he said.
He also said that Kenya needs a more reliable affordable housing program in all the major towns.