Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid Runs 10KM Marathon at Karura Forest

Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid on Saturday participated in a 10km marathon at the Karura Forest.

The head of state ran the race alongside Kenya’s own Douglas Wakiihuri, Tegla Loroupe, and Catherine Ndereba.

She was also accompanied by Foreign Affairs CS Monica Juma.

The morning race was flagged off by Sports CS Ambassador Amina Mohamed.

Last night, President Kaljulaid attended a cocktail party hosted at State House by President Uhuru Kenyatta.

During the event attended by Chief Justice Martha Koome, Foreign affairs PS Macharia Kamau, ODM party leader Raila Odinga, Eliud Kipchoge among others, the two heads of state witnessed the signing of bilateral framework of cooperation on Political Consultations, Health as well as a letter of intent in the area of environment.

They reiterated their commitment to work closely as Non-Permanent Members of the United Nations Security Council.

“This is with a view to contribute to international peace and security, respect for democracy and human rights, gender equality and women empowerment,” said State House Spokesperson Kanze Dena.

Kaljulaid made history as the first Estonian President to visit the East African country.

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