President Uhuru Kenyatta was on Wednesday conferred the prestigious 'Order of Freedom of Barbados' at the Government House in Bridgetown in Barbados.

Uhuru Kenyatta and Dame Sandra Mason. PHOTO/PSCU

Uhuru received the prominent award from the Governor of Barbados, Dame Sandra Mason.


The Award is the highest State Honor conferred on outstanding Barbadian citizens and foreign nationals for extraordinary service to Barbados, Carribean Diaspora or to humanity at large.

President Kenyatta was feted by the Barbadian government for promoting global trade and strengthening relations between African and Caribbean countries.


The Head of State is visiting the Carribean nation to attend the ongoing UNCTAD15 conference.

Uhuru Kenyatta. PHOTO/COURTESY

During the conference he will hand over the leadership of the global multilateral trade and development institution to Barbadian Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley.