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Uhuru Kenyatta heads to Algeria for three-day state visit

Tuesday February 24 2015

President Uhuru Kenyatta with his deputy

President Uhuru Kenyatta with his deputy William Ruto at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport shortly before he departed for Algeria on February 24, 2015. PHOTO | PSCU 

President Uhuru Kenyatta left the country Tuesday for Algiers, Algeria for a three-day state visit.

The President and his entourage departed from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport at 9 am and was seen off by senior government officials led by Deputy President William Ruto.

While in Algiers, the President is expected to hold talks with the country’s leadership to boost bilateral ties between the two nations.

He is scheduled to hold talks with President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal and the People’s National Assembly Speaker Mohamed Larbi Ould Khelifa.

Kenya and Algeria enjoy cordial relations and have forged partnerships to push for Africa’s agenda in the continental and the international scene.