In Summary
  • President’s schedule also includes meetings with Kenyan investors based in UK as well as those from other commonwealth countries.

  • Besides trade and diplomacy, security and regional development priorities are also part of President Kenyatta’s agenda during the five-day visit.
  • The President is also scheduled to deliver an address at Chatham House where he will speak on Kenya's efforts in achieving inclusive economic growth.

President Uhuru Kenyatta Monday evening arrived in the United Kingdom for a five-day visit during which he will attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting and hold talks to market Kenya as a preferred investment destination.

The President is scheduled to hold talks with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Theresa May.

He is also expected to hold more bilateral talks with several Heads of State attending the summit, a biennial meeting of leaders from the 53 countries that make up the Commonwealth of Nations.

DEVELOPMENT

This year’s summit, focused on promoting prosperity, safety, sustainability and fairness, brings together at least 5,000 participants from government, business, and civil society.

Besides trade and diplomacy, security and regional development priorities are also part of President Kenyatta’s agenda during the five-day visit.

Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Monica Juma, who is accompanying the president, earlier said that the President’s schedule also includes meetings with Kenyan investors based in UK as well as those from other commonwealth countries.

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