BATUK host Cultural Day in Nairobi to embrace diversity and promote inclusion

BATUK Cultural Day in Nairobi
BATUK said that "Understanding and embracing culture makes us the diverse and inclusive organisation that we are”. Photo: Facebook/BATUKOfficial

The British Army Training Unit Kenya (BATUK) recently hosted a cultural day to embrace cultural diversity and promote inclusion at Kifaru Barracks in Nairobi.

BATUK Rear, who are based in Kifaru Barracks, hosted the event on Friday 15th March at their base with over 100 personnel in attendance.

BATUK Cultural Day in Nairobi
7 different countries were represented ranging from Fiji through Africa all of the way to Nepal at BATUK’s Cultural Day in Nairobi. Photo: Facebook/BATUKOffcial

The event included members of the civilian workforce, many of whom wore their native costumes with 7 different countries represented.

BATUK Cultural Day in Nairobi
100 personnel attended the BATUK Cultural Day in Nairobi. Photo: Facebook/BATUKOfficial

Following the national presentations came what proved to be the most popular part of the day; sampling foods from around the globe.

BATUK Cultural Day in Nairobi
Foods from around the globe gets the thumbs up during BATUK’s Cultural Day. Photo: Facebook/BATUKOfficial

Warrant Officer Class 2 (Staff Sergeant Major) Jitendra Tamang from the Royal Gurkha Rifles said the say was “a fantastic opportunity for everyone to celebrate the diversity of the British Army and BATUK – thanks to everyone that took part making this a special day.”

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