SOUTH AFRICAN PRESIDENT TO HOLD TALKS WITH KENYAN COUNTERPART THURSDAY

PRETORIA, President Jacob Zuma will hold talks with his Kenyan counterpart, President Uhuru Kenyatta, when the latter makes a visit to South Africa on Thursday, the Presidency said here Tuesday.

President Kenyatta, who is on his first working visit to South Africa since his inauguration in November last year, hold the talks at President Zuma's home in Durban in KwaZulu-Natal Province.

The two Heads of State will also share perspectives on various issues of mutual importance, such as continental and international developments, the Presidency said.

South Africa and Kenya enjoy very warm bilateral relations underpinned by strong historical and political bonds.

South Africa is a strategic partner of Kenya in many areas, particularly trade and security.

Numerous South African companies have a presence in Kenya. They operate in sectors such as banking, insurance, accountancy services, pharmaceuticals, retail, tourism and engineering.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK