Barbados Establishing Relations With Kenya

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Barbados has signed a joint communiqu?? to establish diplomatic relations with the Republic of Kenya.

The signing ceremony was held on September 3 in the British High Commission???s office in London.

Acting High Commissioner for Barbados to the United Kingdom, Donville Johnson, signed on behalf of Barbados, while High Commissioner of??Kenya, Ephraim Ngare, signed on behalf of his country.

In brief remarks, the then Acting High Commissioner highlighted the importance of the signing , wishing that ???both countries will make every effort in the near future to ensure a diplomatic presence in each other???s capital and establish a joint commission for cooperation touching on political, economic, trade, investments, cultural, scientific, tourism promotion and education issues???.

Barbados hopes to establish an Honorary Consulate in Kenya in the future as a means of furthering diplomatic ties between the two countries. Also present for the signing from the Kenyan High Commission were Deputy High Commissioner, Ambassador Jackline Yonga, and Deputy High Commissioner, Lazarus Muganda.

The Barbados representatives were Minister Counsellor, Euclid Goodman, Francois Hendy, from the Office of the Special Advisor, and First Secretary, Kendra Goodman.

julie.carrington@barbados.gov.bb

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