President Kenyatta mourns Khalifa
President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a message of condolence to the People, the House of Khalifa and the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain following the death of Prime Minister Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman.
In his message of comfort, the President mourned the departed Prime Minister as a great friend of Kenya and an astute global leader whose contribution to regional peace processes in the Middle East shall be dearly missed.
“The death of Prime Minister Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman is a big blow to the world especially in the Middle East where he was a celebrated peace champion and an icon of tranquility.
“As Kenyans, we have lost a comrade, a friend who stood with us and ardently supported our multilateral efforts to ensure peace and stability in Eastern and the Horn of Africa region.
“At bilateral level, Prime Minister Salman worked tirelessly to ensure strong ties between Kenya and Bahrain through trade, diplomacy and people-to-people exchanges,” President Kenyatta eulogised.