Thursday, 27 June 2013

Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda for joint railway line
Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda for joint railway line
newvisionPresidents Museveni, Uhuru and Kagame
By Vision Reporter

Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda have agreed to construct a railway line from Kenya to Uganda and extend to Rwanda.

This was reached at a joint meeting of Presidents Yoweri Museveni, Paul Kagame and Uhuru Kenyatta held State House Entebbe Uganda.

Foreign affairs minister, Sam Kutesa, told a joint news conference addressed by the three Heads of State that East African leaders also agreed to construct of an oil pipeline from Mombasa to Eldoret to Kampala to Rwanda.

The minister explained that the pipeline will be configured to have a reverse mechanism with another pipe line for the evacuation of crude oil.

The Presidents resolved to introduce an East African Identity Card as well as fast tracking of the political integration. “The Three Heads of State have undertaken to speed up the process,” Kutesa said.