Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta (Source: AFP/VNA)

State House spokesman Manoah Esipisu said President Kenyatta will embark on the visit with his mind set on boosting trade ties with the UK and other Commonwealth countries, as well as diversifying investments that Kenya attracts.

He will be among leaders from 53 Commonwealth countries who will gather in London this week to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting.

As scheduled, President Uhuru Kenyatta is due to hold discussions with British Prime Minister Theresa May on trade, investment, security and bilateral relations between Kenya and the United Kingdom.

Besides, he will also hold talks with Queen Elizabeth II.

During his visit, the President will deliver a public lecture at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, popularly referred to as Chatham House in London.

The UK is a key traditional partner of Kenya, being a major importer of products such as fresh flowers and tea, among others./.

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