AHLEN ROYAL plans for a high-end tourism and hospitality investment of USD 68.5 million in Maasai Mara, Kenya.
Emmanouel Theodoropoulos (Chairman of the Profit Group) and AHLEN ROYAL met the Principal Secretary Mrs. Fatuma Hirsi Mohamed to discuss the potential for a productive future investments across Kenya.
Dr. Theodore Theodoropoulos met Her Excellency Dr. Amina Mohammed, Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Minister of Energy and Petroleum His Excellency Charles Keter.
The Maasai Mara National Reserve (also known as Maasai Mara and by the locals as The Mara) is a large game reserve in Narok Country, Kenya, contiguous with the Serengeti National Park in Mara Region, Tanzania. It is globally famous for its exceptional population of Masai lions, African leopards and Tanzanian cheetahs, and the annual migration of zebra and wildebeest to and from the Serengeti every year from July to October, known as the Great Migration.
Emmanouel Theodoropoulos and Sheikh Mohammed, CEO of Aamal Investment agreed that Kenya has all the potentials to become transit tourism services point for East Africa, as it is one of the most geographically diverse countries on earth with vast expanses of Savannah, highland ranges, equatorial rain forest, extinct volcanoes, a series of fresh water and soda lakes, alpine glaciers, arid deserts and tropical beaches, all within the borders of a single and amassing country.
On her part, HE Dr. Amina Mohamed has pledged the Ministry support to investment plans to set up in Kenya and has urged the company to forward its proposal or MOU, to entrench and facilitate the joint partnership. She urged that the two-family business force is going to bring many more high-end tourists to destination Kenya. Additionally, AHLEN Royal is committing that 10% of its profits (generated in Kenya) will be distributed through Ahlen Foundation to the Orphan Children Homes across Kenya and East Africa.
Sources: Kenyan Ministry of Tourism, Kenya Tourism Authority, QGN, Reuters, Gulf Agencies, Arabian News, Citizen News of Kenya.