Peugeot's entry in Kenya to boost economy - Uhuru says

A Peugeot showroom on Bunyala Road in Nairobi. The firm will establish an assembly plant this year. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Mr Jean-Christophe Quemard disclosed that the company will roll out its first Kenyan assembled car in June this year.
  • Industrialisation Cabinet Secretary Adan Mohamed said that the action will have a good impact on the economy.
  • The President also inked a Sh19 billion agreement with the French government to build a dam in Ruiru to serve the residents of Kiambu and Nairobi.

President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced the return of the French carmaker Peugeot, which will help in solving the problem of unemployment.

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