President Uhuru Kenyatta received a special message from President Denis Sassou Nguesso of the Republic of the Congo on Wednesday at State House, Nairobi.

President Sassou Nguesso’s special envoy Jean-Jacques Bouya who is also the Republic of the Congo’s Minister for Regional Planning, Infrastructure and Road Maintenance delivered the message.

Bouya thanked Uhuru for remaining steadfast in fostering peace and stability in the Central African region and across the continent.

The special envoy also appreciated the existing cooperation and bilateral ties between Kenya and the Republic of the Congo, which has grown stronger during Uhuru’s tenure as Head of State.

Uhuru reassured the special envoy that Kenya is committed to working closely with other African leaders to ensure peace and development on the continent.

Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Raychelle Omamo and the Republic of the Congo’s Ambassador to Kenya Jean Pierre Ossey attended the meeting.