President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday, May 19, conveyed a caring message to his Tanzanian partner John Pombe Magufuli through Ambassador Dan Kanzungu after a fringe war.
The Kenyan Ambassador to Tanzania, Kazungu, addressed the media as the two neighbors enagged in a contradiction over fringe conventions in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic.
“President Uhuru Kenyatta says he doesn’t take a gander at Tanzania as a neighbor, he rather takes a gander at Tanzania as siblings, in his heart Tanzanians are not neighbors, Tanzanians are siblings.
“We should be all the more understanding since individuals are the equivalent, let us work together, we flourish, let us battle destitution and get open doors for our youngsters to land positions,” noticed the Ambassador.
Kazungu encouraged Kenya and Tanzania to let bygones be bygones and rather center around battling the pandemic.
“Let us keep on battling with the foe which is the infection and it didn’t start from Dar es Salaam, Mombasa, Malindi or Nairobi. Let it not partition us however join us. Envision Kenya and Tanzania battling as a result of an infection?
“Our foe is certifiably not a Tanzanian, not Burundian, Rwandan, neither an Ugandan nor Somali, our foe is the infection, let us battle it as it has come to devastate our wellbeing, condition and our economy,” asked Kazungu.
The Ambassador included that no truck driver was permitted to ship freight to Tanzania, Uganda, South Sudan, Rwanda, Burundi and Congo without having an endorsement affirming their Covid-19 status.
Uhuru on Saturday, May 16, declared the conclusion of the Kenyan fringe with Somalia and Tanzania because of the expanded cross-outskirt contaminations of Covid-19.
Tanzania government on Monday, May 18 reported an inconclusive prohibition on truck drivers from Kenya in a raised reaction to Uhuru’s declaration on required Covid-19 screening at fringe focuses.
Long lines of trucks were seen in the Taita Taveta fringe point after the two nations declared the choices that left truck drivers disappointed.
Various truck drivers from the East African district have tried positive for Covid-19 which has prompted the importation of cases between the nations.