Tanzanian President Suluhu arrives in Kenya for maiden official visit
Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu arrived in Kenya on Tuesday morning for a two-day state visit to Nairobi, her first since she took over the presidency following the death of John Pombe Magufuli in March.
Suluhu arrived wearing a white mask, keeping the tradition of donning one when on foreign trips.
She was received at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport by the Kenyan Foreign Cabinet Secretary Raychelle Omamo and Sports Cabinet Secretary, Ambassador Amina Mohamed among other leaders.
Kenya’s Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Raychelle Omamo (left) receives visiting Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan at Jomo Kenyatta International
President Suluhu will be in the country for two days and she is expected to address a joint sitting of the National Assembly and the Senate on Wednesday.
This is the first time a Tanzanian President is making a state visit to Kenya since October 2016.
Edited by Olajumoke Adeleke