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Kenya, Greece collaborate to offer diplomatic training

Kenya and Hellenic Republic have signed a bilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), on cooperation in the field of diplomatic training.

The MOU, signed by the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Amb. Raychelle Omamo, and the Hellenic Republic Minister for Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, will see the two countries co-operate in training of diplomatic personnel and exchange of information and publications.

In a joint communiqué sent to newsrooms issued by Amb. Omamo and Minister Dendias, in Athens, Greece, the Principles also agreed on the need to fast track the hosting of a Joint Ministerial Committee (JMC) between the two countries, in order to conclude on the pending Agreements, with a view to anchor their cooperation on a firm framework.

The Principals also re-affirmed their commitment to further developing and strengthening cordial relations by concluding negotiation of bilateral instruments in the areas of agriculture, tourism, sports, energy and maritime affairs.

They also agreed on the need to fast track the hosting of a Joint Ministerial Committee (JMC), which would provide a platform for the two States to negotiate and finalize the pending Agreements.

“We thank the technical teams for their dedication in the negotiation and conclusion of the MOU and wish them success in implementation of the thematic areas, which should be within the set timelines,” said Omamo.

Amb. Omamo lauded the cordial relations existing between Kenya and Greece, which she said is anchored on the foundation of mutual respect and benefit.

“This visit has presented us with an opportunity to deepen relations between the two countries and focus on intensifying the scope of our bilateral ties in trade and investments,” she said.

The CS, is concluding her official visit to Hellenic Republic today, Tuesday, May 10, 2022.

By Bernadette Khaduli

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