Wednesday, June 23, 2021

President Uhuru, UK PM Boris Johnson hold virtual meeting

President Uhuru Kenyatta and U.K Prime Minister Boris Johnson were on Thursday on a virtual meeting bringing together students from both countries.

The Head of State who was at Westlands Primary School attended the virtual conference between pupils from Kenya and those Cleves Cross Primary School in England.

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“President Kenyatta speaks to pupils of Westlands Primary School shortly after attending a virtual conversation between the children and their colleagues from Cleves Cross Primary School in England, a meeting that was also attended by UK Prime Minister.” Said State House.

Speaking to the students at the school, he urged them to adhere to health best practices in the wake of COVID-19.

“The President advised the pupils to continue acting responsibly in the wake of Covid-19 by observing the disease containment measures which include proper wearing of masks, regular handwashing and observing social distancing.

The Head of State was accompanied by Head of Public Service Dr Joseph Kinyua, Education CS Prof George Magoha and ICT CS Joe Mucheru.” Said State House

The meeting comes weeks after the two leaders held a phone call and discussed matters of mutual interest including the Global Education Summit. Top on their plans was to raise 5 million dollars meant to take children back to schools.

“” President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday spoke with UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on phone. In their conversation, the President and the Prime Minister discussed several matters of mutual interest, top among them the Global Education Summit which Kenya & the UK will co-host in July.” Said State House.

Berryl Achieng
Kenyan news interests me a lot but I also keep tabs on other news making headlines in Africa and around the world.

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