French President Emmanuel Macron will make a two-day State visit to Kenya mid next month.
French Ambassador Aline Kuster-Menager, Monday confirmed that the French President will visit the country when she paid a courtesy call on President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House, Nairobi.
President Kenyatta said he looked forward to hosting the French President, saying he expects the visit to break new ground in the bilateral relations between Kenya and France.
French President @EmmanuelMacron will make a two-day State visit to Kenya next month. French Ambassador to Kenya @AlineMenager, confirmed the visit by the French President when she paid a courtesy call on President @UKenyatta today at State House, Nairobi. pic.twitter.com/TF04TdUQtL
— State House Kenya (@StateHouseKenya) February 18, 2019
“Traditionally, Kenya and France enjoy strong bilateral ties and I am pleased that we’ve continued to deepen the relations. I look forward to the visit by President Macron,” President Kenyatta said.
The proposed rapid transit train service between Nairobi Central Business District and the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is among projects expected to feature prominently when President Kenyatta hosts the French leader in Nairobi.