[PHOTOS] Uhuru enjoys champagne at State banquet in Seychelles

Uhuru and his host reaffirmed their commitment to efforts to secure the Indian Ocean waters.

In Summary

• They expressed confidence that their collaboration will enable the two nations to secure maritime dominance.

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday evening attended a state banquet hosted in his honour by President Wavel Ramkalawan of Seychelles.
President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday evening attended a state banquet hosted in his honour by President Wavel Ramkalawan of Seychelles.
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President Uhuru Kenyatta attended a state banquet hosted in his honour by President Wavel Ramkalawan of Seychelles on Monday.

President Wavel Ramkalawan of Seychelles speaking during state banquet hosted in honour of President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday evening.
President Wavel Ramkalawan of Seychelles speaking during state banquet hosted in honour of President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday evening.
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Uhuru and his host reaffirmed the commitment of the two countries to consolidate the ongoing efforts to secure the Indian Ocean waters.

This initiative is facilitated by the Contact Group on Piracy off the Coast of Somalia.

President Uhuru Kenyatta toasts to President Wavel Ramkalawan of Seychelles.
President Uhuru Kenyatta toasts to President Wavel Ramkalawan of Seychelles.
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They expressed confidence that their collaboration will enable the two nations to secure maritime dominance.

Celebrations in honour of President Uhuru Kenyatta in Seychelles.
Celebrations in honour of President Uhuru Kenyatta in Seychelles.
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Earlier, Uhuru visited the Seychelles National Botanical Gardens in the country's capital Victoria.

During the visit, the Kenyan Head of State, who is on a 3-day state visit to the Indian Ocean Island nation, planted a coco-de-mer seed.

Coco-de-mer is a rare species of palm tree native to Africa and mostly found in the Seychelles. 

President Uhuru Kenyatta speaking during state banquet hosted in his honour of on Monday evening.
President Uhuru Kenyatta speaking during state banquet hosted in his honour of on Monday evening.
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Uhuru who is on the third day of his State Visit to Seychelles was accompanied by Foreign Affairs CS Raychelle Omamo and Deputy Chief of Staff Ruth Kagia among other senior Government officials.

The audience during bouquet celebrations on Monday evening.
The audience during bouquet celebrations on Monday evening.
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