By Waiswa Wafula
The President of the United Republic of Tanzania is scheduled to make a two-day state visit to Kenya on the 4th and 5th may 2021.
At the invitation of President Uhuru Kenyatta, President Samia Suluhu is set to have bilateral talks aimed to strengthen the relations between the two neighboring nations.
President Suluhu will inspect a guard of honor and receive a 212 gun salute upon arrival into the country. She will then attend some bilateral meetings and consultations.
The visiting president is also to be received at statehouse by President Uhuru Kenyatta and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta and hosted to an official state dinner.
The two presidents will then hold consultations at a business forum for the Tanzanian and Kenyan business community. She will also attend a session with executive women in business and also make an address at a joint sitting oaf Kenya’s parliament and senate.
President Suluhu said Kenya and Tanzania should work to revive the Joint Permanent Service (JPC) which would play an important role in strengthening relations.
The invitation was sent on 10th April through Sports CS Amina Mohamed who was sent to deliver the invitation personally to President Suluhu.
The Tanzania President said the two countries share a rich history and is ready to resolve any perceived or real differences between the two nations.