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President Kenyatta arrives in Kuwait for official visit

Monday November 18 2013

President Uhuru Kenyatta is welcomed by the Emir of Kuwait, His Highness Sheikh Sabah IV Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah at Kuwait International Airport on November 18, 2013. PHOTO | REBECCA NDUKU

President Uhuru Kenyatta is welcomed by the Emir of Kuwait, His Highness Sheikh Sabah IV Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah at Kuwait International Airport on November 18, 2013. PHOTO | REBECCA NDUKU PSCU

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KUWAIT CITY

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday afternoon arrived in Kuwait for a three day official visit.

The plane carrying the Kenyan delegation touched down at Kuwait International Airport shortly before 4pm.

He was received by the Emir of Kuwait, His Highness Sheikh Sabah IV Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed and Kenya’s Ambassador to Kuwait Mohamed Mahat.

The President will be joining 70 other heads of state and delegations from Africa and the Arab world for the third Arab-Africa Summit whose theme is “Partners in Development and Investment" (READ: President Uhuru Kenyatta travels to Kuwait for economic summit)

The summit is expected to launch a new phase of Arab-African joint co-operation by providing a platform for African and Arab business leaders to meet policy makers at national, regional and continental levels and share ideas on improving the business climate.

Participants at the forum are public and private sector leaders, Arab, African, regional and international organizations, specialised institutions, intellectuals and the civil society from both regions.

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