- Kenya will establish a new diplomatic mission in Luanda, Angola. This will happen after funds are made available by the Treasury, Foreign Affairs PS Thuita Mwangi said. Speaking in Mombasa, the PS said the move is part of the Government’s strategic plan to foster economic diplomacy.?
“We received clear instructions from President Kibaki on the need to focus more on ensuring our expansion abroad is pegged on economic diplomacy which will be of mutual benefit to both countries,’’ he said.?
At the same time, the PS said Kenya has posted its ambassador to Mogadishu and was looking towards opening up more diplomatic locations in the larger Somalia with possible stations in Hargeisa in Somaliland. “We are also exploring possibilities in locations whose interests are critical to us,’’ he said.
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