Embu County government has declared manufacturing as a top priority investment area for the county to drive economic growth. Hence the County though the Department of Trade this endeavors to demystify the sector and make it everybody’s agenda. It is in realization of this fact that Mountain Slopes Distillers, the Manufacturer of Kingmaster officially started operations today.
Presiding over the official opening, The C.E.C. Member for Trade Mr. David Gideon Kariuki said that strong manufacturing base for any economy is the foundation upon which long-lasting economic frameworks are made. He noted that very few developed economies around the world can speak of their growth success without attributing it largely to their manufacturing sector. “For us to achieve the intended growth of GDP contribution from the current 9.2% to 15% by 2025 urgent steps need to be taken, the results of which should be tangible in the next one year.” He said. He however reiterated that a clear commitment towards centralizing industrialization in every conversation about development in this country is needed, right from the policy makers to each and every citizen