Uhuru Kenyatta lauds friendly relations with SL

2019-03-15 at 10:57

President Maithripala Sirisena who is in Nairobi to attend the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly has held bilateral discussions with the President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday.

The Kenyan President extended a warm welcome to President Sirisena.

During this meeting, President Sirisena appreciated the government of Kenya for organizing the conference in a successful manner and further said, as a member country Sri Lanka will provide its fullest support to implement decisions taken at the conference in future.

Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta commended the speech delivered by the President at the conference and also admired the initiatives of the President as a leader who loves the environment.

Both leaders paid attention on how to implement collaborations entered between the two countries during the Kenyan Foreign Affairs Minister Monica Juma’s visit to Sri Lanka.

Diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and Kenya dates back to the year 1970.

The Kenyan President believes that as a result of President Sirisena’a visit to Kenya the relationship between the two countries will be broadened in future and the leaders agreed to work in collaboration internationally.

Meanwhile, a brief meeting between President Maithripala Sirisena and the Prime Minister of Rwanda Edouard Ngirente took place in Nairobi.