KENYAN PRESIDENT HOLDS BILATERAL TALKS WITH FOREIGN LEADERS WHO ATTENDED HIS INAUGURATION

NAIROBI, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has held bilateral talks a number of foreign leaders who were here to attend his inauguration for a second term as Head of State on Tuesday.

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

President Kenyatta and his deputy, William Ruto, were both sworn in here Tuesday for a second term in the presence of 47 foreign delegations from Africa and the rest of the world.

In his meeting with Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame after the swearing-in, the two leaders focused on continued efforts in the establishment of the East African Community (EAC)(, highlighting the milestones realized towards this goal.

President Kenyatta also discussed measures to boost trade and bilateral co-operation between Kenya and Zambia in his discussions with President Edgar Lungu, who expressed his wish for the two countries to share expertise in the horticultural sector and to develop closer ties in promoting tourism.

At another meeting, President Hage Geingob of Namibia expressed his confidence in Kenya as a strategic partner as the two leaders laid plans for trade co-operation.

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 nations in the development of Kenya.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK