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Sunday, April 28, 2013

EAC Heads of State meet in Arusha; President Kikwete welcomes President Kenyatta of Kenya

H.E. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete (right), President of the United Republic of Tanzania greets and welcomes his counterpart H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya upon his arrival at the Kilimanjaro International Airport, in Arusha Region yesterday evening.  President Kenyatta took his first Presidential visit to Arusha in time to attend the 11th Extra-Ordinary Summit of East African Community (EAC) Heads of State. This Summit is the first EAC meeting for President Kenyatta to attend since he was elected the fourth President of Kenya in March. (photo courtesy of Michuzi's blog)

President Kenyatta, First Lady Mama Kenyatta and President Kikwete smile and wave at the crowd (not in the photo) who welcomed the Kenyan President upon his arrival at the Kilimanjaro International Airport yesterday evening in Arusha Region.   The Summit will bring together EAC Heads of State in the latter of current EAC Chairman President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni of Uganda, President Paul Kagame of Rwanda, President Pierre Nkurunziza of Burundi and it is scheduled to take place at the Ngurdoto Mountain Lodge in Arusha. (Photo courtesy of Nation Media Group)

President Kikwete (right) introduces his counterpart President Kenyatta of Kenya to Hon. Mahadhi Juma Maalim (MP), Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation upon his arrival in Arusha yesterday evening.  President Kenyatta is also accompanied by his First Lady Margaret Kenyatta, the Kenyan Foreign Affairs Permanent  Secretary Mr Thuita Mwangi and other Senior Government Officials from Kenya.  Also in the photo is Amb. Dr. Richard Sezibera (left), the Secretary General of the EAC and Mr. Magessa Mulongo (3rd left), Arusha Regional Commissioner. 

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