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Chinese Foreign Affairs Minister, Wang Yi to meet President Uhuru Kenyatta in Mombasa

Chinese Foreign Affairs Minister, Wang Yi, who is in the country scheduled to meet President Uhuru Kenyatta in Mombasa.

The Chinese State Councilor, Wang Yi is due to meet President Uhuru Kenyatta during his two-day stay in the country.

Wang was received by Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Raychelle Omamo on Wednesday evening at the Moi International Airport in Mombasa.

The Foreign Affairs’ visit to Kenya will focus on among other things; promoting the implementation of the outcomes of the 8th FOCAC Ministerial Conference, new measures for practical China-Kenya cooperation, and China’s support for African countries in defeating COVID-19 and achieving economic recovery.

According to KBC, Wang will join Kenyatta in inspecting a new oil terminal that is being constructed by China Communication Construction Company (CCCC).

Wang’s visit to Kenya is part of his three-nation tour of Africa. 

Prior to visiting Kenya he was in Eritrea and is scheduled to visit Comoros.


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On the same note, the Chinese Foreign Affairs Minister, Wang Yi and his counterpart Raychelle Omamo held bilateral talks signed six memorandums of understanding and agreements on trade, infrastructure, and other sectors on Thursaday in Mombasa.

They signed two protocols to facilitate bilateral trade especially on the issue of export of avocado and aquatic products to China.

“This is an important protocol that will accelerate access to markets of these two products,” Omamo said.

Omamo assured that Kenya will continue to promote investments from Chinese enterprises in agro-processing, textile, leather processing, footwear, furniture, construction among other sectors.

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