In Summary

  • The visit is at the invitation of President Ruto
  • This marks His Majesty’s first visit to a Commonwealth nation as King.
  • The King and Queen will visit Nairobi City County, Mombasa County and surrounding areas

King Charles III and Queen Camilla will undertake a State Visit to Kenya from October 31 to November 3 ,the British High Commission has announced.

The Kenyan trip is a celebration of the warm relationship between the two Nations.

‘’King Charles III and Queen Camilla will undertake a State Visit to Kenya, from Tuesday 31st October to Friday 3rd November 2023, to celebrate the warm relationship between the two countries and the strong and dynamic partnership they continue to forge’’ Said The High Commission

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This comes after an invitation of President Ruto and comes as Kenya prepares to celebrate 60 years of independence

Kenya becomes the Majesty’s first  Commonwealth nation to visit as King.

The country in which Queen Elizabeth II’s reign began, having acceded to the throne in Kenya in February 1952.

Expected Areas Of Visit

Britain's King Charles III, and Britain's Queen Camilla At Buckingham Palace balcony /Photo Courtesy
Britain’s King Charles III, and Britain’s Queen Camilla At Buckingham Palace balcony /Photo Courtesy

 

The King and Queen will visit Nairobi City County, Mombasa County and surrounding areas.

Their Majesties’ programme will reflect the ways in which Kenya and the United Kingdom are 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.

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Meeting With Kenyan Leaders

During the visit, Their Majesties will meet President Ruto and the First Lady as well as and other members of the Kenyan Government, UN staff, CEOs, faith leaders, young people, future leaders and Kenyan Marines training with UK Royal Marines.

The King will also attend an event to celebrate the life and work of the Nobel Laureate the late Professor Wangari Maathai, together with Wangari’s daughter, Wanjira Mathai.

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