DONE DEAL

[PHOTOS] Kenya, Guinea-Bissau sign 3 bilateral deals

It includes an agreement to establish a Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC).

In Summary

• The deals are aimed at deepening economic and social ties between the two countries.

• They include an agreement to establish a Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC).

Officials during the signing of agreements to deepen economic and social ties between Kenya and Guinea-Bissau on Friday, July 15, 2022.
Officials during the signing of agreements to deepen economic and social ties between Kenya and Guinea-Bissau on Friday, July 15, 2022.
Image: PSCU

Kenya and Guinea-Bissau on Friday signed three agreements to deepen economic and social ties between the two countries.

The bilateral pacts, which included an agreement to establish a Joint Commission for Cooperation (JCC), were signed after Presidents Uhuru Kenyatta and Umaro Sissoco Embaló of Guinea-Bissau led their delegations in bilateral talks at State House, Nairobi.

Officials during the signing of agreements to deepen economic and social ties between Kenya and Guinea-Bissau on Friday, July 15, 2022.
Officials during the signing of agreements to deepen economic and social ties between Kenya and Guinea-Bissau on Friday, July 15, 2022.
Image: PSCU

Guinea-Bissau President Umaro Sissoco Embaló arrived in Kenya on Friday and was received by Uhuru.

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

Foreign Affairs CS Raychelle Omamo during the signing of agreements to deepen economic and social ties between Kenya and Guinea-Bissau on Friday, July 15, 2022.
Foreign Affairs CS Raychelle Omamo during the signing of agreements to deepen economic and social ties between Kenya and Guinea-Bissau on Friday, July 15, 2022.
Image: PSCU

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.

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

Officials during the signing of agreements to deepen economic and social ties between Kenya and Guinea-Bissau on Friday, July 15, 2022.
Officials during the signing of agreements to deepen economic and social ties between Kenya and Guinea-Bissau on Friday, July 15, 2022.
Image: PSCU
Officials during the signing of agreements to deepen economic and social ties between Kenya and Guinea-Bissau on Friday, July 15, 2022.
Officials during the signing of agreements to deepen economic and social ties between Kenya and Guinea-Bissau on Friday, July 15, 2022.
Image: PSCU

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