President Kenyatta holds bilateral talks with heads of state

Written By: Rose Gakuo

President Kenyatta with President Paul Kagame of Rwanda at State House

President Uhuru Kenyatta Tuesday evening held bilateral talks with the heads of state who attended his second inauguration in State House Nairobi.

The talks with the state leaders from Israel, Zambia, Namibia, and Rwanda focused on improved trade, security, agriculture   and better social relations between respective states.

President Uhuru Kenyatta alongside his deputy William Ruto took the oath of office for a second term in the presence of 47 delegations from Africa and the rest of the world, where the president later held bilateral talks with the global leaders at State House Nairobi.

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Speaking with Rwanda’s president Paul Kagame, the leaders focused on continued efforts in the establishment of East African Community highlighting the milestones realized towards this goal.

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President Kenyatta also discussed measures of boosting trade and bilateral cooperation between Kenya and Zambia as President Edgar Lungu registered his wish of the two countries to share expertise in the  horticulture sector  and  develop closer ties in promoting tourism.

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President Hage Geingob of Namibia expressed his confidence in Kenya as a strategic partner as the two state leaders lay down plans of trade cooperation with the South West African nation.

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This as President Kenyatta also held talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu focusing on security, trade and agriculture.

The bilateral talks stamped President Kenyatta’s strategy in partnering with other states in the development of the nation as he demonstrated in his first term in office.






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