STATE VISIT

Zimbabwe President Mnangagwa to visit Kenya for three days

He will be accompanied by First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa.

In Summary

• They will be received by President Uhuru Kenyatta and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta on Wednesday, at State House, Nairobi.

• According to State House Spokesperson Kanze Dena Mararo, Mnangagwa will be accompanied by First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa.

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa.
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa.
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President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe is set to visit the country today for a three-day State visit.

According to State House Spokesperson Kanze Dena Mararo, Mnangagwa will be accompanied by First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa.

They will be received by their Kenyan hosts President Uhuru Kenyatta and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta on Wednesday, at State House, Nairobi.

Earlier during the day, Kenya- Zimbabwe Joint Permanent Commission for Cooperation (JPCC) laid a strong foundation ahead of Mnangagwa's.

During the ministerial meeting, Agreed Minutes were signed which hold great promise for cooperation in various sectors, opportunity to strengthen bilateral ties, and leverage the potential for bilateral trade, investment, tourism among other areas.

JPCC was held today co-chaired by Kenyan Foreign CS Amb Raychelle Omamo, and Dr. Amb. Frererick Shava, Foreign Minister of the Republic of Zimbabwe.

Mnangagwa won the 2018 elections by gaining 50.8 per cent of votes with all the 10 provinces declared, as his opposition leader Nelson Chamisa gained 44.3 per cent.

Mnangagwa took over from the late President Robert Mugabe in November 2017.