ImagePresident Kenyatta on Monday, 5th August visited Jamaica on an official State visit. He held bilateral talks with his host Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness in Kingston. The two nationals pledged to deepen trade ties. 

‘During the meeting plans to introduce air transport connections between Kenya and Jamaica were discussed, with President Kenyatta noting that encouraging more trade and deepening commercial ties will strengthen the partnership between the two nations.’- State House.

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‘I am pleased to extend a warm Jamaican welcome to His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya, and his wife Her Excellency Margaret Kenyatta who are here for an official State Visit.’ Andrew Holness

While addressing the press, President Kenyatta, pointed out that Kenya serves as a hub for logistics and transport, financial services, ICT innovations, as he encouraged Jamaican investors to come to Kenya. He also stated that he has got relatives from Jamaica.