President Uhuru Kenyatta has sent a congratulatory message to the new Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, His Excellency Olaf Scholz, following his election and assumption of office on Wednesday evening.
In his message of goodwill and best wishes, President Kenyatta assured the new German Chancellor of Kenya's readiness to continue partnering with his country for the mutual benefit of the two Republics.
At the same time, President Kenyatta congratulated the outgoing German Chancellor, Her Excellency Angela Merkel, for a successful tenure and wished her success in future endeavours.
Mr Scholz, 63, led the Social Democrats to a late-September election win, establishing himself as Merkel's successor.
Mr. Scholz received the German’s Parliament back-up, garnering 395 votes against 303.
He is the ninth federal Chancellor in the history of the European country.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.