The Ag DVCAF, Prof. Isaac mbeche accompanied the VC, Prof. Peter Mbithi to China where he signed a development deal worth KES 2 Billion with China.The signing
ceremony took place in the office of the Executive Bureau of International Economic Cooperation Ministry of Commerce, Beijing,China.
This development deal is for the implementation of the construction of the state-of-the-art Confucious Institute at the University of Nairobi.
The buildings will consist of teaching theatres, Office facilities, students’ dormitory and
other public function areas. It will cater for at least 2000 students. The construction of the buildings is scheduled to commence before March, 2017 and will take not more than 18 months to completion.The agreement is as a result of Exchange Notes between the government of the Republic of Kenya and the People’s Republic of China dated July
22, 2015, stipulating the Chinese government undertaking the project.