Kenyatta arrives in Uganda on a State visit - Daily Monitor

Kenyatta arrives in Uganda on a State visit

Monday June 24 2013

President Kenyatta.

President Kenyatta. AFP Photo 

By Isaac Imaka

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta will on Monday arrive in Uganda on a three-day working visit.

Mr Kenyatta is expected to arrive via Entebbe Airport at 3 pm.

According to the Uganda Media Centre, the visiting Head of State will tomorrow hold a joint press conference with his host, President Yoweri  Museveni.  This is Mr Kenyatta’s maiden visit to Uganda since he became president in April.

Mr Kenyatta was elected president in March, beating then-Prime Minister Raila Odinga by 50.07% to 43.28%.

Although no official agenda has been communicated, the two leaders are expected to discuss among other issues, bilateral trade, regional security and the planned construction of joint oil pipeline that would connect, Uganda, South Sudan and Kenya.