Few minutes to 10am this Tuesday morning, Air Tanzania plane carrying President Samia Suluhu touched down at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport ahead of her two day visit in the country.The news of her planned meeting had already been made public two days ago and thus Kenyans were keen to see what will happen at the airport as far as welcoming her is concerned.
The Tanzanian president, Hon Samia Suluhu arrived in Kenya today.She received a warm welcome from the foreign cabinet secretary Ambassador Raychelle Omamo and State House Spokesperson Kanze Dena at the JKIA and she began her trip to State House Nairobi.She is expected to be in the country for two days.
First Lady Margaret Kenyatta Warmly Welcomes President Samia as She Sets Foot in State House (Photo)
Barely minutes after Tanzanian President Suluhu Samia Hassan set foot in the country, she was warmly received by Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs Raychelle amamo at The Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.With sirens blaring along Mombasa road, she was escorted by the presidential motorcade to the State House where he met President Uhuru Kenyatta.
Yesterday, Tanzanian president Samia Suluhu visited Kenya,where he was warmly received by the Kenya foreign Affairs Minister Raychelle Omamo.Hon Suluhu then moved to statehouse where he was received.Reports have shown that before they held a 2 hours meeting, Hon samia Suluhu inspected a guard of honor followed which was followed by 21 guns salute as a form of respect that is accorded to the head of state.
The deputy president absence in the reception of Tanzanian president Samia Suluhu raised controversial reactions given that normally the second in command would have been among the Kenyan leaders that would have welcomed the visiting head of state.The Tanzanian president arrived in Kenya for a two day state visit,Beign her second foreign trip after she meet President Yoweri Museveni in Kampala last month.Many speculations viewed the action as a result of the deteriorated relationship between the president and his deputy.
The deputy president William Ruto was missing among the state officers who were receiving the covid 19 vaccine.On Friday the president together with cabinet secretaries and members of judiciary were vaccinated immediately after the fifteenth presidential address on corona virus.