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Pope Francis in State House, the photos you did not get to see

By Standard Team | Published Wed, November 25th 2015 at 21:09, Updated November 26th 2015 at 10:45 GMT +3

Nairobi, Kenya: Pope Francis arrived in the country this afternoon to a rousing welcome from Kenyans led by President Uhuru Kenyatta and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta.

At State House – the Pope received full honours including a 21-gun salute and a guard of honour which was mounted by a detachment of the Kenya Army. After the State reception, the Pope held private talks with President Kenyatta before they were joined by Government officials for a bilateral meeting. The Pope and the President later addressed the Nation from the lawns of State House.

.Pope Francis, President Uhuru Kenyatta, former presidents Daniel Moi and Mwai Kibaki at State House Nairobi
President Uhuru Kenyatta welcoming Pope Francis at State House Nairobi

Pope Francis (L), Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta (2nd L) stands in line during a welcome ceremony for Pope's visit at the State House of Nairobi on November 25, 2015.
DP William Ruto and his Wife Rachel Ruto with Pope Francis at State House
Pope Francis with former President Moi
President Uhuru Kenyatta and members of his family during a photo session with Pope Francis at State House
Former Vice President Moody Awori kissing the Pope's hand

 


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