Raila dangles tax offers to multinationals

2012-08-10 10:12 London - Prime Minister Raila Odinga has appealed to multinational corporations to take advantage of the Special Economic Zones being established by the government to expand their presence in Kenya.

According to Capital News, as he met with Paul Polman, the Chief Executive Officer of the consumer goods manufacturer Unilever in London on Thursday, Raila promised “maximum government support” for such corporations saying they are partners in helping create jobs and growing the economy.

The PM said that the support could include tax exemptions , as Polman disclosed that Unilever plans to increase its presence in Kenya with more investment in tea growing and manufacturing plants.

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