King Charles, Queen Camilla to visit Kenya in late October
King CharlesIII and Queen Camilla will visit Kenya fromOctober 31 toNovember 3, 2023, the UK government has announced.
The visit is at the invitation of President William Ruto and comes as Kenya prepares to celebrate 60 years of independence.
“His Majesty’s first visit to a Commonwealth nation as King is therefore to the country in which Queen Elizabeth II’s reign began, having acceded to the throne in Kenya in February 1952,” the UK government said.
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“The King and Queen will visit the counties of Nairobi City and Mombasa as well assurrounding areas. Theirprogramme will reflect the ways in which Kenya and the UKare working together, notably to boost mutual prosperity, tackle climate change, promote youth opportunity and employment, advance sustainable development and create a more stable and secure region.”