By Debbie Moraa
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday at state house, Nairobi received credentials from nine High Commissioners and Ambassadors recently posted in Kenya.
Speaking during the event the President assured the envoys of the Government support as they discharge their mandate, saying Kenya is committed to building strong and friendly relations with their respective countries.
“Consider Kenya to be your second home,” he added.
The recently posted ambassador from Ghana, Damptey Bediako Asare said that he will help forge a stronger partnership between Kenya and his West African nation pointing out that his focus will be growing bilateral trade, investment, and tourism which are key drivers of the economies of the two nations.
“I am particularly impressed by the fantastic achievements by Kenya, its engagement in e-governance and the potential for us to establish direct people to people exchanges to create better opportunities,” said Ambassador William Mc Donald from Barbados.
He added that Barbados will partner with Kenya in addressing global challenges including the COVID-19 pandemic which is ravaging Africa and the Caribbean-Pacific countries.