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Kenya’s Transport Minister to Chinese Ambassador: No Hard Feelings About the Release of SGR Loan Agreements, Right?

Kipchumba Murkomen is Kenya's Cabinet Secretary for Roads and Transport. @kipmurkomen

Kenya’s Road and Transport Cabinet Secretary Kipchumba Murkomen was all smiles last week when Chinese ambassador Zhou Pingjian made a courtesy call to his office in what appears to be an effort to show that ties between the two had not been impacted by the CS’s controversial decision to override secrecy clauses relating to the Chinese loan for the Standard Gauge Railway.

Two weeks ago, Murkomen provided the media and legislators copies of the loan agreement with the China Exim Bank for the Standard Gauge Railway.

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