June 24, 2013

Kenyan Pres. Uhuru Arrives For 3-Day State Visit

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta  is in Uganda on a three-day state visit. He is expected to attend an Infrastructure Investment Summit. He arrived Monday afternoon.

President Uhuru Kenyatta (R) receives a bouquet of flowers on his first visit to Uganda as President of Kenya as his host Prssident Yoweri Museveni looks on
President Uhuru Kenyatta (R) receives a bouquet of flowers on his first visit to Uganda as President of Kenya as his host Prssident Yoweri Museveni looks on

President Uhuru together with his host Uganda’s President Museveni are expected to discuss among other issues, bilateral trade and regional security . It is Uhuru’s first visit to Uganda as Kenyan President.

The Summit is held amid a sharp rise in infrastructure spending as the East African Community governments seek to tame spiraling business costs and concerns over huge projects that have lagged behind schedule.

President Uhuru Kenyatta is received at Entebbe Airport, by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Sam Kutesa, Minister of State Hon. Okello Oryem and Ambassador Angelina Wapakhabulo.
President Uhuru Kenyatta is received at Entebbe Airport, by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Sam Kutesa, Minister of State Hon. Okello Oryem and Ambassador Angelina Wapakhabulo.

The Kenyan President is expected to be joined by Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame and on Tuesday morning, the three leaders will hold a joint press conference at State House Entebbe, according to Uganda Media Centre.

Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni (L) meeting Kenya's Uhuru (R) shortly after his arrival at State House Entebbe
Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni (2nd L) meeting Kenya’s Uhuru Kenyatta (R) shortly after the latter’s arrival at State House Entebbe

President Uhuru is accompanied by Cabinet Secretaries Amina Mohamed, Eng. Michael Kamau and Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho.

1 thought on “Kenyan Pres. Uhuru Arrives For 3-Day State Visit

  1. Mombasa Governor, thats great for Ugandan traders. I wish M7 also starts travelling with LC5 Chairmen and Mayors rotationally

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