President Uhuru Kenyatta impressed investors with his dance moves at the ongoing Expo 2020 Dubai during the Kenya Day festivities.
The President on Wednesday, February 16, did not shy away from joining the Bomas Harambee Dancers at the Expo, and showed off his dancing skills.
He danced to the popular Luhya tune, Mwana mberi, and the guests gave him a standing ovation. Uhuru was showcasing what Kenya produces and offers, giving the investors a chance to see a side of him that is rare: shaking his shoulders and dancing to the local tune.
All cameras turned to the Head of State as the crowd cheered him on. As he sat down, the Emiratis - who were present - applauded him.
The Bomas dancers were joined by Maasai dancers who helped infuse and display the two conspicuous Kenyan cultures.
Cabinet Secretaries Mutahi Kagwe (Health), Betty Maina (Trade), Najib Balala (Tourism) and Raychelle Omamo (Foreign Affairs) also joined in the dance as the crowd cheered them on.
Uhuru was at Al Wasl Plaza to grace the Kenya National Day at Expo 2020 Dubai. According to State House, 192 countries are participating in the 6-month long world exposition whose theme is connecting minds, creating the future.
President Kenyatta joined other dignitaries at the Kenya National Day at Expo 2020 Dubai. Kenya's tourism and wildlife sector were key in showcasing the country's popular destinations at the event.
The President was accompanied by Dubai's Minister of Tolerance, Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, where he assured investors that Kenya is a safe place for their investments.
"It is my pleasure to welcome all of you to join us in celebrating Kenya's richness and our diversity. This shall be showcased throughout this week and tomorrow we shall be showcasing our cultural diversity," Uhuru stated.
The President had on Tuesday, February 15, ordered government officials to prioritise investors demands, noting that Kenya needed to remove the bureaucratic red tape that undermined trade.President Uhuru Kenyatta during a meeting with representatives of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) on February 15, 2022.PSCU
In a statement released by State House after a meeting between the Head of State and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Uhuru underlined that the country ought to adapt to what investors wanted.
He stated that the move would ensure that the country secures mega investments. The President also expressed that the government was willing to initiate talks that will oversee the signing of a free trade agreement between Kenya and GCC.
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