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[PHOTOS] Guinea-Bissau president Umaro Sissoco arrives in Kenya

This is his second visit after two and a half years.

In Summary

• He held a meeting with his host President Uhuru Kenyatta at 11 am followed by bilateral talks between Kenyan and Guinea-Bissau state delegations.

• Embaló is in Kenya on a three-day State Visit.

President Uhuru Kenyatta receives Guinea-Bissau counterpart Umaro Sissoco Embaló at State House on Friday, July 15,2022.
President Uhuru Kenyatta receives Guinea-Bissau counterpart Umaro Sissoco Embaló at State House on Friday, July 15,2022.
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President Uhuru Kenyatta Friday morning received visiting Guinea-Bissau President Umaro Sissoco Embaló at State House, Nairobi.

Embaló is in Kenya on a three-day State Visit.

He was treated to an elaborate State reception which included a 21-gun salute and a colourful Guard of Honour mounted by Kenya Air Force.

Umaro Sissoco Embaló inspecting Kenya Air Force parade at State House on Friday, July 15,2022.
Umaro Sissoco Embaló inspecting Kenya Air Force parade at State House on Friday, July 15,2022.
Image: PSCU

The two leaders held a meeting at 11 am followed by bilateral talks between the Kenyan and Guinea-Bissau state delegations.

This is President Embaló's second visit having been in the country two and a half years ago.

President Uhuru Kenyatta and Umaro Sissoco Embaló inspecting Kenya Air Force parade at State House on Friday, July 15,2022.
President Uhuru Kenyatta and Umaro Sissoco Embaló inspecting Kenya Air Force parade at State House on Friday, July 15,2022.
Image: PSCU

Among the agenda of the bilateral talks is collaboration in technical training, trade, security and student and teacher exchange programmes between the two states.

Embaló is a political scientist and a former military officer who previously served as a prime minister.

President Uhuru Kenyatta receives Guinea-Bissau counterpart Umaro Sissoco Embaló at State House on Friday, July 15,2022.
President Uhuru Kenyatta receives Guinea-Bissau counterpart Umaro Sissoco Embaló at State House on Friday, July 15,2022.
Image: PSCU
President Uhuru Kenyatta and Umaro Sissoco Embaló inspecting Kenya Air Force parade at State House on Friday, July 15,2022.
President Uhuru Kenyatta and Umaro Sissoco Embaló inspecting Kenya Air Force parade at State House on Friday, July 15,2022.
Image: PSCU
President Uhuru Kenyatta receives Guinea-Bissau counterpart Umaro Sissoco Embaló at State House on Friday, July 15,2022.
President Uhuru Kenyatta receives Guinea-Bissau counterpart Umaro Sissoco Embaló at State House on Friday, July 15,2022.
Image: PSCU
Officers at State House on Friday, July 15,2022.
Officers at State House on Friday, July 15,2022.
Image: PSCU
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