Kenya’s President arrives in Brussels for trade talks



Halligan Agade | CGTN Africa

President Uhuru Kenyatta was on Monday afternoon received by King Philippe at the Royal Palace in Brussels at the start of his two-day official visit to the Kingdom of Belgium and the European Union.

The President, who is accompanied by Cabinet Secretaries Raychelle Omamo (Foreign Affairs), Betty Maina (Trade), and Aden Mohammed (EAC), held private talks with King Philippe.

During the two-day visit, the President is scheduled to meet the President of the European Council Charles Michel to discuss Kenya-EU relations and address a Kenya-Belgium business forum.

Also on the President’s itinerary is a meeting with the Secretary-General of the Organization of the African, Caribbean, and Pacific States (OACPS) Dr. Georges Rebelo Pinto Chikoti and an address to the organization’s Committee of Ambassadors.

President Kenyatta, who arrived in Brussels aboard a Kenya Airways aircraft, is the President-in-Office of the 79-member OACPS.

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