(Xinhua) -- A job fair by Chinese companies that
opened on Wednesday is providing about 1,000 opportunities for
Kenyan students, a marked increase from 400 vacancies at last
Li Xuhang, Charge d’Affaires of the
Chinese embassy in Kenya, told a media briefing in Nairobi that
the recruitment fair provided a platform for the young people in
need of linkages with Chinese enterprises.
“Over 50 Chinese companies
participated in the job fair with nearly 1,000 job
opportunities,” Li said during the Second Job Fair by the
The day-long event was hosted by the
Confucius Institute of the University of Nairobi with the
support of the Chinese enterprises and the Chinese communities
Li urged Chinese companies to take
full advantage of the job fair to select young talents and train
them to reach their best potentials.
The Chinese diplomat said in recent
years, China-Kenya relations have enjoyed the best momentum ever
and the friendly cooperation had accomplished remarkable
Li said as China continued its
endeavor to promote international cooperation, especially
through the Belt and Road Initiative, the Sino-Kenya cooperation
is ushering in a golden era.
Peter Mbithi, Vice-Chancellor of the
University of Nairobi, said that the job recruitment exercise
aims to establish active networks and links between students and
Mbithi said that fair will also
strengthen the university’s critical contribution to sustainable
development through its core academic function of research and
teaching and amplified focus on employability.