Patrick Njoroge: Closing remarks - "People and talent – harnessing collaboration in pursuit of resilience and growth post COVID-19"

Closing remarks by Dr Patrick Njoroge, Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya, at the Afro-Asia Fintech Festival (AAFF) Nairobi Online City, in partnership with the 2020 Singapore Fintech Festival, 9 December 2020.

The views expressed in this speech are those of the speaker and not the view of the BIS.

Central bank speech  | 
23 December 2020

Your Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commanderin-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces;
Moderators, Speakers, Panelists and Partners;
Distinguished Guests;
Ladies and Gentlemen:

Good Morning, Good Afternoon, Good Evening! I am delighted to join you after three inspiring days of coming together to deliberate on the theme of "People and Talent: Harnessing Collaboration in Pursuit of Resilience and Growth Post COVID-19.'' I am privileged today to welcome His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta to the Afro-Asia Fintech Festival Nairobi Online City at the 2020 Singapore Fintech Festival. His Excellency's presence is testament to the high- level ownership of Kenya's digital transformation strategy to spur shared prosperity for Kenyans.

Let me also take this opportunity to thank our hosts, moderators, speakers and panellists who accepted our invitation to join us over the last three days.