Kenya-Italy relations will receive a boost next month when Italian President Sergio Mattarella visits the country.
President William Ruto said the visit will enhance cooperation between the two countries.
"President Mattarella's visit is a high point in our relationship and we are looking forward to fruitful discussions on water harvesting, distribution and irrigation.”
The President added that the people of Kenya and Italy have a long and unique relationship epitomized by Malindi which hosts many Italians".
The President was speaking when he met the Italian Ambassador to Kenya Roberto Natali at State House, Nairobi.
Ambassador Natali said the Italian government and the private sector are committed to investing in water provision and harvesting in Kenya.