Friday, February 2, 2007

Kenyan MP to visit IUPUI Monday

The Right Honorable Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka, Kenyan Member of Parliament, former Minister of Foreign Affairs, and presidential candidate for the 2007 elections will visit Indiana University-Purdue University in Indianapolis on Monday, February 5.

At 4 p.m. there is a public lecture on "Kenya in the 21st Century—Challenges and Opportunities" in the Wynne Court Room (IH 100) of the IU School of Law – Indianapolis, 530 W. New York St.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will include a forum about business opportunities in and with Kenya, which will open with a short presentation of the Kenyan economy, to be followed by Indiana companies and organizations interested in East Africa presenting their goods and services.

For more information, contact Michael Chowning.

IUPUI has numerous connections with Kenya, including the university's first strategic alliance with Moi University in Eldoret.

Monday's visit marks the first high-ranking Kenyan official to visit IUPUI since the partnership with Moi University was signed in November.

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