Ugandan President Museveni arrives in Kenya for visit

December 19, 2017 4:11 pm
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While in the country, Museveni is expected to hold bilateral talks with his host President Uhuru Kenyatta/PSCU

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 19 – Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni is in Kenya for a two-day State visit.

While in the country, Museveni is expected to hold bilateral talks with his host, President Uhuru Kenyatta.

He is the first foreign leader to visit Kenya after President Kenyatta was sworn-in for the second and final term in office last month.

Uganda is Kenya’s largest trade partner in the region and it is expected that business issues will feature prominently during the visit.

Data from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics shows Kenya’s exports to Uganda declined by 20 per cent in the first 10 months of 2016.

In 2015, Kenya’s exports to Uganda were valued at Sh68.6 billion, up from Sh60.7 billion in 2014.

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