Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya:President Kenyatta heads to Jamaica for independence celebration

By Samuel Ouma | @journlist_27

Uhuru Kenyatta
Uhuru Kenyatta

President Uhuru is among group of global leaders expected to attend Jamaica’s 57th anniversary of political independence celebrations next month.

Information from Jamaica’s Prime Minister Office stated that Kenyatta alongside the first lady Margaret Kenyatta among other delegations will arrive in Kingston on August 5 for a 3-day visit.

The Head of the State and his team will grace the occasion to be presided by Prime Minister Andrew Holness on August 6 at Denbigh Agricultural and Industrial show in Clarendon before attending the Grand party in the evening.

Prior to Grand gala, Kenyatta will lay a flowery homage at the shrines of the country’s first national hero Marcus Garvey and also visit Bob Marley Museum.

He will hold bilateral talks with Holness aiming at strengthen trade ties between the two countries. The two leaders will also deliberate on how to promote tourism, education, sports and culture. He is also expected to pay courtesy call to the opposition leader Peter Phillips.

The Caribbean country gained its independence from the Britain on August 6, 1962.

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