President Uhuru Kenyatta has been thrown into mourning after the death of Emir of Kuwait, His Highness Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah.
The Kenyan Head of State has described the late as having been a true friend to the Republic of Kenya and a great global leader who endeavored towards peaceful Middle East.
"His Highness Sheikh Sabah was a global icon for peace especially in the Middle East where he was involved in several peace processes covering a number of countries in the region," President Kenyatta wrote.
President Uhuru kenyatta said that the letter was a committed leader once visited Kenya in 2017 in a name towards strengthening the relationship between the two countries.
"Following my visit to Kuwait in 2013, the Emir made a reciprocal visit to our country in 2017. The two historic visits helped strengthen commercial and people-to-people ties between Nairobi and Kuwait City," President Kenyatta recalled.
The late served as the Prime Minister of Kuwait between 2003 and 2006 before becoming the kuwait's leader in 2006 after the death of the area Emir.
Prior to becoming the Prime Minister, he had served as the foreign affairs minister for over 40 years leaving a strong legacy of public service in his country and the world as a whole.
President Kenyatta wished the Royal Family and the People of Kuwait God's comfort as they mourn their departed leader.
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