President William Ruto flies out to Tanzania and Zimbabwe

President William Ruto is scheduled to visit Tanzania and Zimbabwe from Thursday evening. This was revealed in a statement by State House Spokesperson Hussein Mohamed.

He will leave the mainland to attend commemorations marking the 60th anniversary of the union of Tanzania and Zanzibar, emphasizing Kenya’s enduring ties and solidarity with Tanzania.

President Ruto will then embark on a two-day state visit to Zimbabwe. According to Statehouse, the visit is aimed at boosting political, economic, social, and cultural ties between the two countries.

As the chief guest at the 64th Zimbabwe International Trade Fair in Bulawayo, he will highlight the role of such events in boosting economic growth, fostering global connectivity, and creating job opportunities.

The visit will enhance bilateral relations through the establishment of a bilateral commission at the level of heads of state. This will oversee several agreements covering various sectors including health, defense, finance, education, and transport.

“In talks with President Emmerson Mnangagwa, Ruto will recommend improving air connectivity. This will promote trade in line with the objectives of the Tripartite Alliance for African Continental Free Trade Area and the Free Trade Area.”A statement by statehouse read.

In addition, he will discuss climate action and advocate for United Nations Security Council reforms. This will be to reflect current global developments, examining President Mnangagwa in strengthening African Union institutional reforms.

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