It has been revealed by Zanzibar President Hussein Mwinyi why his Tanzania counterpart President Samia Suluhu was no show at the country’s Jamhuri Day celebrations.
Speaking on Tuesday, Mwinyi noted that the President was dealing with the devastating floods rocking the Northern part of Tanzania and has caused deaths of many.
“President Samia Suluhu wished she could attend this Jamhuri Day celebration. But due to the effects of the floods being experienced in our country, particularly in the Northern parts, she sent me to represent her,” said Mwinyi
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President during the celebrations was President Sahle-Work Zewde of Ethiopia, Prosper Bazombanza the Deputy President of Burundi, the Deputy Prime Minister of Uganda and Minister for East African Community Affairs Rebecca Kadaga.
King Charles III of the UK sent his hearfelt message to President William Ruto and Kenyans at large as he praised the long serving relationship between the two countries.
“Dear Mr President, I would like to send my heartfelt congratulations to Your Excellency, and the people of the Republic of Kenya on Jamhuri Day, which is particularly significant this year as you mark sixty years since Independence.
I look forward to the continuing warm friendship and the strong and close partnership between our two countries, including as members of the Commonwealth, in this special year of the tenth anniversary of the Commonwealth Charter.” he said