• Friday, 22 September 2023

Official Visit by Prime Minister of Japan, H.E. Mr. Fumio Kishida, State House, Nairobi

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will visit Kenya today for a summit meeting with President William Ruto to discuss a wide range of regional and international issues.

These include Ukraine and bilateral relations. To mark the 60th anniversary of Japan-Kenya diplomatic relations, the Star interviewed Prime Minister Kishida about the purpose of his visit to Kenya.

What is the purpose and significance of your visit to Kenya?


It is my great pleasure to visit Kenya on the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and Kenya after seven years since TICAD 6 in Nairobi, where I participated as Minister for Foreign Affairs.