MEETING WITH SENATOR IAN GORST, EXTERNAL RELATIONS MINISTER OF THE GOVERNMENT OF JERSEY-TUESDAY 5TH FEBRUARY 2019

The High Commissioner, H.E Manoah Esipisu, MBS held a meeting with the Foreign Minister of the Government  of Jersey Senator Ian Gorst on 5th February 2019. 

The Minister informed that he had a successful visit to Kenya in December 2018 where Kenya and Jersey Governments signed the Framework for the Return of Assets of Corruption and Crime to Kenya (FRACCK) and Memorandum of Understanding on Financial Cooperation. The High Commissioner and the Senator noted the significance of the signing of the two agreements, and the potential for cooperation that exists both in the financial sector as well as the fight against corruption. Among other things, they agreed to partner in ensuring smooth implementation of the agreements.

The meeting also noted the existing mutual relationship between Kenya and Jersey in hospitality sector. It was agreed that they will explore other possible areas of collaboration including ways of ensuring that Kenya professionals in the hospitality sector access available opportunities in Jersey.