Cuban Delegation Arrives In Kenya For William Ruto’s Inauguration

By Samuel Ouma

The Speaker of the National Assembly, Moses Wetangula, on Monday, September 12, 2022, hosted a delegation from the Republic of Cuba who paid him a courtesy call.

The delegation led by Deputy Prime Minister Ines Maria Chapman Waugh is in the country to attend the inauguration of the 5th President of the Republic of Kenya, His Excellency Dr. William Samoei Arap Ruto.

Hon. Wetangula promised to maintain the flourishing cordial relations between Kenya and Cuba, which in the last few years has seen the two countries establish cooperation in the medical field.

Under the agreement, Cuban doctors came into the country to help fill gaps in county hospitals, while Kenyan doctors were sent to Cuba for specialized training.

“Cuban doctors have revolutionized the health sector in Kenya and Kenyans are happy about it,” he said.

Ms. Ines Waugh, on her part, congratulated the Speaker and Deputy Speaker on their election.

She thanked the Kenyan Parliament for establishing cooperation between the two countries legislatures.

She also indicated her Government’s willingness to continue with cooperation in the health sector.

Further, Ms. Waugh invited the Speaker and Deputy Speaker to visit Cuba to see “the development Cuba has achieved in agriculture, health, and all other sectors”.






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