STATE VISIT

[PHOTOS] President Suluhu visits Jomo Kenyatta Mausoleum at Parliament

Senate Speaker Lusaka received President Suluhu at the mausoleum.

In Summary

• Suluhu was earlier received at State House Nairobi by Uhuru where she was accorded a 21-gun salute before inspecting a guard of honour.

• Only 112 of the 416 MPs will sit in the National Assembly chamber for the address by visiting Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu.

President Suluhu Hassan of Tanzania visits former President Jomo Kenyatta Mausoleum on May 4 2021.
President Suluhu Hassan of Tanzania visits former President Jomo Kenyatta Mausoleum on May 4 2021.
Image: FREDRICK OMONDI

Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu is in Kenya for a two-day official visit following the invitation from her host President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Suluhu arrived in the country on Tuesday morning and was welcomed at the JKIA by Kenyan Foreign CS Raychelle Omamo and Sports CS Amina Mohammed.

President Suluhu Hassan of Tanzania visits former President Jomo Kenyatta mausoleum on May 4 2021.
President Suluhu Hassan of Tanzania visits former President Jomo Kenyatta mausoleum on May 4 2021.

Suluhu visited Jomo Kenyatta's mausoleum next to Parliament.

President Suluhu Hassan of Tanzania being received by the Senate Speaker Ken Lusaka as she visits former President Jomo Kenyatta mausoleum on May 4 2021.
President Suluhu Hassan of Tanzania being received by the Senate Speaker Ken Lusaka as she visits former President Jomo Kenyatta mausoleum on May 4 2021.

Suluhu was earlier received at State House Nairobi by Uhuru where she was accorded a 21-gun salute before inspecting a guard of honour.

President Suluhu Hassan being led by Senate Speaker Ken Lusaka as she visits former President Jomo Kenyatta mausoleum on May 4 2021.
President Suluhu Hassan being led by Senate Speaker Ken Lusaka as she visits former President Jomo Kenyatta mausoleum on May 4 2021.

The leaders embarked on a wider discussion at the State House involving the delegates from the two countries.

Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka and President Suluhu visits former President Jomo Kenyatta mausoleum on May 4 2021.
Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka and President Suluhu visits former President Jomo Kenyatta mausoleum on May 4 2021.

Suluhu is expected to address a joint special sitting of both the Senate and the National Assembly on Wednesday.

Security beefed-up at the Parliament as President Samia Sluhu of Tanzania visits former President Jomo Kenyatta mausoleum on May 4 2021.
Security beefed-up at the Parliament as President Samia Sluhu of Tanzania visits former President Jomo Kenyatta mausoleum on May 4 2021.

Only 112 of the 416 MPs will sit in the National Assembly chamber for the address by visiting Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu.

Hawk eyed security on standby during the visit of President Suluhu at the former President Jomo Kenyatta mausoleum on May 4 2021.
Hawk eyed security on standby during the visit of President Suluhu at the former President Jomo Kenyatta mausoleum on May 4 2021.

Speaker Justin Muturi said the seats have been reserved for 24 Senators and 88 members of the National Assembly on a first-come-first-served basis.

MPs were further directed to remove their vehicles from the parking yard near the Senate entrance to pave way for Suluhu’s reception.

PHOTOS TAKEN BY FREDRICK OMONDI ON MAY 4 2021.