Mwale meets President of Sierra Leone, seeks to expand MMTC to West African country
Julius Mwale, US-based Kenyan businessman and founder of Mwale Medical and Technology City (MMTC), met Sierra Leone President Julius M. Bio after a two-week tour of the country. West Africa.
Mwale and his delegation were invited to the West African country by the Sierra Leonean president after attending the inauguration of President William Ruto last month.
“Our delegation undertook a 2 week investment tour of the Republic of Sierra Leone to discuss the expansion of Mwale Medical and Technology City (MMTC) in the country.
“The tour follows the invitation of the MMTC by President Julius M. Bio of Sierra Leone, following his visit to Kenya this year,” the MMTC said in a statement on Monday.
The delegation was welcomed by President Bio and met with government officials, private sector leaders and local community leaders.
“Our team will invest in a new smart city as an extension of MMTC with a focus on the agriculture, health, energy, transportation and manufacturing sectors,” the statement added.
This is the tycoon’s third high-level meeting involving African leaders as he seeks to expand the MMTC across Africa.
Early last month, Mwale met President Ruto at the 77th UN General Assembly in New York, who pledged support for the city’s expansion into Kenya.
“The President pledged full support and thanked Julius Mwale of Mwale Medical and Technology City (MMTC) for investing in Kenya and creating jobs for young people. Our team congratulated the president on his election,” MMTC said.
During the Assembly, Mwale also held talks with Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo who invited the businessman to invest in his country.
“The President welcomed our team to Ghana to expand Mwale Medical and Technology City (MMTC) in Ghana. The talks with the President came after baseline visits by Ghanaian delegations to the MMTC in early September 2022.
“The MMTC team also welcomed Ghanaian medical tourists to visit the Hamptons Hospital for specialist medical treatment via Kenya Airways flights from Accra to Kisumu via Nairobi,” the MMTC said in a statement.
In May this year, Mwale entered the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) market where it will establish a solar battery manufacturing plant.
Mwale will be among the key partners who will undertake the project in partnership with the American company KE international.
The project will seek to power cities in Kenya and the rest of Africa, including the DRC.
“We are investing in the construction of a 16 gigawatt (16 terawatt) battery manufacturing plant in the DRC, to help power our smart cities in Kenya and the rest of Africa,” Mwale said in a statement. press Tuesday.
The agreement for the project was reached during the global conference with world leaders and world leaders held in early May.
The billionaire has concluded an agreement worth 684 billion Ksh with various financiers and partners for the construction of the battery factory.
MMTC is a US$2 billion (Ksh 200 billion) community-owned sustainable metropolis centered around the currently open Hamptons Hospital, located in Butere Sub-County of Kakamega County in Kenya.
Kakamega County residents with NHIF cards are treated without paying an additional co-pay fee at Hamptons Hospital.