New Irish Ambassador to Kenya presents credentials to President Kenyatta at State House

Irish Ambassador Fionnuala Quinlan presents credentials to President Kenyatta
Irish ambassador Fionnuala Quinlan joins fellow diplomats presenting their credentials to President Kenyatta. Photo: Twitter/StateHouseKenya

New Irish Ambassador to Kenya Fionnuala Quinlan said her country was keen on supporting the Kenya Government’s Big 4 agenda by sharing its experience in science and technology when she presented her credentials to President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House yesterday.

She was one of eight envoys presenting their credentials alongside Ambassadors Alex Chua (the Republic of the Philippines), Jesús Agustín Manzanilla Puppo (Venezuela), Ali Halabi (Lebanon), Zurab Dvalishvili (Georgia), Dr Alejandro Garofali Acosta (Uruguay) and High Commissioner Angella Comfort (Jamaica). 

Irish Ambassador Fionnuala Quinlan presents credentials to President Kenyatta
Irish Ambassador Fionnuala Quinlan presents her credentials to President Kenyatta. Photo: Twitter/StateHouseKenya

Also presenting their credentials was Archbishop Hubertus Van Megen, the incoming representative of His Holiness Pope Francis in Kenya, who told the President that the church stands with Kenya in efforts to end corruption and related economic crimes.

Archbishop Hubertus Van Megen with President Kenyatta
Archbishop Hubertus Van Megen with President Kenyatta. Photo: Twitter/StateHouseKenya

Speaking during the ceremony at State House, President Kenyatta welcomed the new envoys and said he was looking forward to working closely with them to boost relations between Kenya and their respective countries.

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