President Uhuru Kenyatta says the Government is committed to continue creating a conducive environment for small-scale traders .
Speaking when inspecting the National Cargo Deconsolidation Centre warehouse which was recently expanded ,the President said his desire is to see micro, small and medium enterprises grow and create more employment opportunities.
“I am grateful today we are here seeing the progress made. I want to thank Kenya Railways and Kenya Revenue Authority for working hard to ensure this facility was completed,” the President said.
The President said NCDC-Nairobi will make it easier for the importers to grow their businesses given its strategic location at the heart of the capital city.
“As you can see my Administration is ready to facilitate growth of your businesses. Through this new facility, we have the required capacity to continue supporting the growth of your businesses, which I know will also create opportunities for other Kenyans to earn their livelihoods,” he added.
The President also challenged the traders to be faithful in paying their taxes so as to enable the Government to continue providing key services.
He further assured city residents that the Nairobi Metropolitan Service (NMS) will continue to improve infrastructure and provide basic services to all.