#SGR #TRANSFORMINGTRANSPORT: PRESIDENT KENYATTA TO COMMISSION SGR ON MAY 31

President Uhuru Kenyatta will on May 31 commission the first phase of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) that has been completed on budget, 18 months ahead of schedule.

China provided the funds through loans that ensured the SGR was built – will be sending a senior delegation of the State Council including two ministers and one vice minister to attend the launch in Mombasa.

President Kenyatta is also expected to officiate at events on the container terminal at the SGR on May 30 before taking the inaugural ride from Mombasa to Nairobi on May 31.

The ride will include a number of stops along the way to commission some of the new stations as well as to address people that are resident in some of the counties that the SGR passes through.