Adama October 9/2013 The 28th Ethio-Kenya Joint Border Administrators and Commissioners meeting was opened in Adama Town in Oromia State on Monday to discuss border related issues.
While opening the meeting, Oromia State Chief Abdulaziz Mohamed said the two countries are working on immigration and human trafficking, cross-border ethnic conflicts, cattle rustling, terrorism and other common border issues.
The two parties are also working to enhance cooperation in agriculture, trade, water resource development, health and education areas, he said.
Kenyan delegation leader Ernest Munyi on his part said the joint commission is working to ensure safety and security of peoples in border areas.
He said the commission has also undertaken activities to control smuggling of small weapons.
A thirty- member Kenyan delegation led by Mr. Ernest Munyi has arrived in Addis Ababa on Saturday.
The Ethio-Kenya Joint Border Commission is one of the oldest joint border commissions in the region dealing with border issues.