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witzerland Strengthens Diplomatic Ties with Kenya
Switzerland has started diplomatic forage in Kenya to strengthen trade, economic and political relations.
The President of the Swiss Confederation, Mr. Alain Berset, arrived in KenyaÂ on SundayÂ for a three-day official visit to open new vistas and cement existing relations.
Berset will hold bilateral talks with President Uhuru Kenyatta and the two leaders are also expected to explore areas of collaboration under Kenyattaâ€™s Big Four agenda.
The agenda is food security, affordable housing, manufacturing, and universal healthcare, according to State House in Nairobi.
The areas of cooperation highlighted for the visit include the Swiss Development Agencyâ€™s work in Kenyaâ€™s Arid and Semi-Arid Lands regions, as well as the Swiss for life project in Kakuma Refugee camp, which is home to thousands of South Sudanese refugees.
Other areas of cooperation are IGAD-Switzerland cooperation, and Swiss support to Kenyaâ€™s Big 4 Health Pillar.
Early this year, the Swiss Embassy inaugurated in Kenya its new embassy building in Nairobi.