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China hails Mombasa-Nairobi railway, calling for enhanced cooperation with Kenya

Wang Yang, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), talks with a train conductor during his train ride between Nairobi and Athi River, Kenya, June 17, 2018. Wang visited the Chinese-built Mombasa-Nairobi railway in Kenya on Sunday. (Xinhua/Ding Haitao)

China’s top political advisor Wang Yang on Sunday hailed the cooperation between China and Kenya represented by the Chinese-built Mombasa-Nairobi railway, calling for more cooperation between the two countries.

Wang, who is the chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), visited the Nairobi Terminus of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) connecting Kenya’s port city of Mombasa and the capital Nairobi. He also took a 30-minute round-trip train ride between Nairobi and Athi River.

The top Chinese political advisor is currently on a 10-day African tour, which has taken him to the Republic of Congo and Uganda.

Wang went into the dispatching center of the Nairobi Terminus and talked with employees from both China and READ MORE

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