President Uhuru Kenyatta and the First Lady Margaret Kenyatta are currently in Uganda on a 3-day state visit.
The President of the Republic of Kenya and his wife arrived in Uganda over the weekend at the invitation of the President Yoweri Museveni.
President Uhuru had a tete-a-tete and bilateral meeting with President Museveni on arrival.
The Kenyan first couple was hosted to a State Dinner at State House also attended by Ugandan First Lady, Janet Kataaha Museveni.
The two leaders also held bilateral talks.
Kenyatta also addressed the Kenya-Uganda Business Forum held at Kampala Serena Hotel.
Kenya and Uganda investors attended the Kenya-Uganda Business Forum.
More so, the Kenyan leader visited the pharmaceutical factory based in Luzira, Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Limited.
Cipla Quality Chemical Industries Limited is becoming a leading pharmaceutical company in the region.
Amongst its portfolio is Anti-Retroviral drugs (ARVs) which help to control the HIV virus that causes AIDS.
The facility was also recently visited by the Zambian leader, Edgar Lungu.
Address to Ugandan parliament
On Monday, President Kenyatta addressed the Parliament of the Republic of Uganda.
His address focused on regional integration and cooperation; security and economic development.
Kenyatta was received to parliament by the deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah, in the presence of president Yoweri Museveni.
While addressing parliament, Kenyatta said Africa did not break from the impact of colonialism and slavery.
“Our people traded with each other, signed peace treaties even before colonialism.”
He continued: “Our growing youth population will draw investors from all over the world.”
He said corruption both here in Uganda and back home in Kenya keep accosting the two countries.
He said the region was also torn apart by war and tribal conflicts.
“We must learn to grow in our democracy without destroying our countries in the process.”