French President Macron to visit Kenya next month

President Uhuru Kenyatta with the French Ambassador to Kenya Aline Kuster-Menager who called on him at State House, Nairobi.

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NAIROBI, Kenya

The Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta will in mid March host the French president Emmanuel Macron for a two day State visit.

His visit was confirmed by the French Ambassador Aline Kuster-Menager.

The Head of State 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.

He said: “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 Uhuru Kenyatta with the French Ambassador to Kenya Aline Kuster-Menager who called on him at State House, Nairobi. Also present is Deputy President Dr. William Ruto and Foreign Affairs PS Macharia Kamau.

The visit is expected to yield many fruits such as signing several agreements and MOS’s that cover various subjects of mutual interest between the two countries.

Further, its being presumed that 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.