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  • Hon. Moses Wetang'ula meets WTO Secretary General in Brussels 05/11/2012

    Hon. Moses Wetang’ula, Kenya's Minister for Trade, held a bilateral meeting with the Secretary General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Mr. Pascal Lamy, at the margins of the concluded Ministers of Trade meetings, which took place in Brussels at ACP house on 22-26 October 2012. The two exchanged views on the centrality of trade to global development, and the need to keep markets open and resist protectionism.  The Secretary General particularly noted that the WTO was part solution to the world financial and debt crises. On his part, the Minister expressed his appreciation to the WTO Secretariat for the support it has extended to Kenya, and hoped that the DOHA round of negotiations will come to a conclusion soon.

    The Minister was accompanied to the meeting by Amb. Patrick Wamoto, Political and Diplomatic Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Eng. Abdulrazaq Ali, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Trade; Amb. Tom Okeyo, Kenya's Permanent Representative to UN Geneva; and Mr. Washington Oloo, Chargé d'Affaires,a.i., Kenya Embassy, Brussels.