Botswana: Kenyatta Visit Ends

| June 30, 2016

Kenya president, Mr Uhuru Kenyatta, has returned to his country subsequent to a three-day state visit to Botswana at the invitation President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama.

President Kenyatta was accompanied by the first lady. Ms Margaret Kenyatta, ministers and senior government officials.

The two leaders discussed issues of bilateral relations and regional significance to fortify cordial relations that existed for about half a century.

The discussions focused on issues of Tripartite Free Trade Agreement, trade and economic ties, industry, manufacturing, mining and tourism.

Following official talks, the two countries signed a memorandum of understanding on integrated water management and tourism sector.

Through the agreement, Botswana and Kenya would be able to share experiences and continue growing their bilateral relations from strength to strength.

The Kenyan president also addressed the second Botswana-Kenya Business Forum aimed at exploiting the countries' trade potential, addressed the Kenyan diaspora in Botswana, visited Botswana's second president, Sir Ketumile Masire and also toured the Diamond Trading Company as well as Orapa Mine.

Source: Botswana Daily News

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