President Uhuru Kenyatta to address Uganda Parliament (Daily Nation (Kenya))

President Uhuru Kenyatta is in Uganda for a three-day State visit.

The President was accompanied by First Lady Margaret Kenyatta and is expected to address the Ugandan Parliament on Monday.

During the visit, President Kenyatta and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni will also hold bilateral talks on trade and regional integration.

The two leaders are also expected to discuss the latest developments in South Sudan and review the situation in Burundi where President Museveni acted as mediator on behalf of the East African Community (EAC).

President Kenyatta will also meet the Ugandan business community and the Kenyan diaspora.


He arrived in Uganda on Saturday where he was accorded a ceremonial guard of honour and 21 gun salute as he began the three-day State visit.

President Kenyatta, who was formally received by his host President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni at State House Entebbe, inspected a guard of honour mounted by a detachment of the Ugandan Defence Forces.

The President is accompanied by the First Lady Margaret Kenyatta.

The plane carrying the President and his entourage touched down at Entebbe International Airport shortly before 4:00pm.

Earlier upon arrival at Entebbe Airport the President was received by senior Ugandan Government officials led by Foreign Affairs Minister Henry Okello Oriem, outgoing United Nations General Assembly President Sam Kutesa and Kenyans residing in Uganda led by the Kenyan High Commissioner Major General (Rtd) Geoffrey Okanga.

President Kenyatta is also accompanied by Cabinet Secretaries Amb Amina Mohamed, Henry Rotich (National Treasury), Amb Raychelle Omamo (Defence) and James Macharia (Health) among other senior Government officials.


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