Vatican, 06 November, 2020 / 10:10 pm (ACI Africa).
Kenya’s President, Uhuru Kenyatta met Pope Francis on Friday, November 6 at the Vatican, making him the first Head of State of the East African nation to pay the Holy Father a courtesy visit at the Holy See, the headquarters of the Catholic Church.
During the meeting, the “good existing bilateral relations were highlighted,” a November 6 report by Holy See’s Press Office indicates.
President Kenyatta’s visit to the Vatican was at the invitation of the Holy Father, a November 6 report by officials of the President’s official residence, State House indicate.
On arrival at the Pope’s residence shortly after 10 a.m. Central European Time, the President was accorded a full Apostolic Palace State reception including a guard of honor mounted by the Swiss Guards, the State House officials say.