- The bilateral pacts were signed at State House, Nairobi and witnessed by President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Bissau counterpart Umaro Sissoco Embaló
- Top on the list of agreements was a deal to establish a Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC)
- The duo signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the establishment of Political and Diplomatic Consultations between the two countries
- Uhuru later met his Somalian counterpart Hassan Sheikh Mohamud and signed several agreements aimed at restoring ties between Nairobi and Mogadishu following a diplomatic standoff
The bilateral pacts were signed at State House, Nairobi and witnessed by President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Bissau counterpart Umaro Sissoco Embaló who led a delegation to the East African country.
Deals signed between Kenya, Guinea Bissau
“This will create the requisite momentum in our bilateral engagements, allowing us to accelerate growth and achieve win-win cooperation,” he said in a statement shared on State House, Kenya’s social media pages.
“Guinea-Bissau and Kenya share long outstanding mutually beneficial relation, the brotherly partnership between our two countries is happening by common values and principles,” he said.
Uhuru hosts Somalia president
“Further agreed to facilitate, diversify and promote trade and economic cooperation between the two countries. Directed the immediate market access of fish and fish products from Somalia to Kenya and vice versa, the resumption of trade in Khat (miraa) from Kenya to Somalia, to resume with immediate effect,” State House, Kenya stated.