Tanzania’s first ever female president, who took over after the late Magufuli’s demise, is set to land in Nairobi.
State House spokesperson Kanze Dena-Mararo on Sunday said President Uhuru Kenyatta is scheduled to receive Tanzania’s President Suluhu Hassan at State House.
Tanzania’s President Suluhu Hassan will arrive in Kenya on Tuesday for a two-day state visit.
On strengthening the relationship between the two countries, last month, Kenya sent Sports CS Amina Mohamed to Tanzania for talks. Focusing on solutions, Suluhu said that her administration is determined to solve some of the issues existing between Tanzania and Kenya.
Kenya’s plans to jointly set up an oil pipeline with Uganda hit a wall after the land locked country teamed up with Tanzania last month. This threw into jeopardy the 1500 kilometre pipeline project between Kenya, Uganda and South Sudan and it was signed in the maiden weekend visit of Suluhu to Uganda.
During Mohamed’s visit to Tanzania, Suluhu directed the Joint Permanent Commission (JPC) between the two countries to meet and come up with plans that can strengthen the relationship.
The commission last met in 2016. Uhuru’s message delivered by Mohamed was that Kenya is ready for bilateral talks.
It was at the meeting where Uhuru extended an invite to Suluhu to make her first visit to Kenya as the president.