Photos:President Kenyatta meets President Nkurunziza of Burundi
President Uhuru Kenyatta today at State House Nairobi met and held talks with his Burundian counterpart President Pierre Nkurunziza.
During the meeting which was also attended by Kenya’s First Lady Mrs. Margaret Kenyatta and the Burundian First Lady Mrs. Denise Bucumi Nkurunziza, the two Heads of State discussed a wide range of issues of mutual interest to Kenya and Burundi.
President Kenyatta and President Nkurunziza reaffirmed their commitment to strengthening the existing cooperation between the two countries.
The two leaders observed that Kenya and Burundi signed a general agreement on cooperation that established the Kenya/Burundi Joint Permanent Commission for Cooperation (JPCC) on 14th May 2008.
President Kenyatta acknowledged Burundi’s support to Kenya’s peace initiatives in the region and welcomed Burundi’s contribution of troops to the African Union Peace Keeping Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).
On his part, President Nkurunziza, once again, congratulated President Kenyatta on his swearing-in as the fourth President of Kenya and expressed his Government’s commitment to working with Kenya for the benefit of the
people of the two countries.
President Nkurunziza was also accompanied by Burundian Ambassador to Kenya Mr. Ezekiel Nibigira and First Councillor Mr. Fulgence Ndaishiniye.