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Cornelius Kendagor October 19, 2023


The Department of Trade, Tourism, Industrialization, and Enterprise Development and Kapsabet Municipality, through the Chamber of Commerce Nandi Chapter, held a consultative meeting with the Asian Business Community living and operating within Kapsabet, to air out concerns on matters affecting their day-to-day business.

Representatives of Asian business community in Nandi in consultative talks with County Government of Nandi and Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) on their business outlook.

The discussions revolved around the daily concerns of local business operations including distributor licensing,heavy goods staging, waste management, hawking regulation,and parking facilities.

Municipal Manager Mr. Richard Ngeny commended the Asian community for their invaluable contribution to Kapsabet’s economy. He emphasized how their businesses generate essential revenue, which, in turn, supports collaborative efforts towards enhancing the local business landscape and strengthening the community’s ties underlining the symbiotic relationship between the Asian business community and the local government.

Kapsabet Municipal Manager, Mr. Richard Ngeny presents certificate of KNCCI membership.

“The Asian community’s businesses in Kapsabet play a big vital role in generating revenue for our county, which we consequently channel towards maintaining and improving infrastructure within the municipality” He said.

Mr. Ngeny further affirmed that the county government is committed to providing a friendly business environment for all traders within the county.

Present at the meeting were Managing Directors Kinjaal, Sheraton, Kapsere, and Kapsken Supermarkets; Chairperson Chamber Nandi Elly Chepkwony; Director Enforcement Mr. Rotich; and Trade Officer Yvonne Chebet, amongst others.

Officers from County Government of Nandi, KNCCI and representatives of Kapsabet Asian community in consultation.

Kinjaal, Kapsjen and Sheraton were awarded with certificates as members of Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI).KNCCI acts as a powerful advocate for its members, representing their interests at governmental and policy levels. Becoming a member of KNCCI additionally offers a multitude of advantages for businesses in aspects such as facilitating valuable business networking opportunities, and access to vital information, including market trends and trade opportunities, aiding in well-informed decision-making.

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