President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday, May 13, 2022, at State House, Nairobi received credentials from Ambassadors John Nyakeru Kalunga (Democratic Republic of Congo) and Ana Filomena da Costa Rocha (Portugal) as well as High Commissioner Michael Upton of New Zealand. In his brief remarks, the President welcomed the three new envoys to Nairobi, wished them a successful tour of duty, and assured them of the Government’s full backing during their tenure of service. “Welcome to Kenya. I look forward to working closely with you for the benefit of our people. A strong relationship between our two countries is very important to this region,” President Kenyatta told the new DR Congo Ambassador. On Kenya-Portugal ties, President Kenyatta said he looks forward to the successful co-hosting of the United Nations Oceans Conference by Kenya and the European country in Lisbon next month.