After yesterday’s MOU signing and this morning’s meeting with President Kenyatta at State House, Nairobi, US Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell took a flight to Mombasa to pay a visit to the port, accompanied by US Ambassador Robert ‘Bob’ Godec.
The visit was part of a multi-city trip to advance partnerships for combating wildlife trafficking.
The American pair were welcomed to Mombasa by Cabinet Secretary for Environment & Natural Resources Professor Judi Wakhungu, Principal Secretary in the State Department of Natural Resources in the Ministry of Environments, Natural Resources and Regional Development Authorities, Dr. Margaret Mwakima and Mombasa Governor H.E Hassan Ali Joho.
Sally Jewell and Bob Godec are welcomed to Mombasa by Judi Wakhungu. Photo: Twitter/USEmbassyKenya
Principal Secretary Dr. Margaret Mwakima with Bob Godec in Mombasa. Photo: Twitter/USEmbassyKenya
Judi Wakhungu, Sally Jewell and Hassan Ali Joho in Mombasa. Photo: Twitter/USEmbassyKenya
Hassan Ali Joho and Judi Wakhungu. Photo: Twitter/HassanAliJoho
Hassan Ali Joho and Sally Jewell. Photo: Twitter/HassanAliJoho
Sally Jewell, Bob Godec and Hassan Ali Joho. Photo: Twitter/HassanAliJoho
Judi Wakhungu speaks during visit to Port of Mombasa by US Dept of Interior Sec. Jewell and US Ambassador Godec. Photo: Twitter/Kenya_Ports
Sally Jewell signs the Kenya Ports’ welcome book. Photo: Twitter/USEmbassyKenya
Sally Jewell signs the Mombasa Ports guest book. Twitter/Kenya_Ports
US Dept of the Interior Sally Jewell presents a rare pic by US photographer Mangelsen to KPA MD Ndua. Photo: Twitter/Kenya_Ports
US Dept of the Interior Sally Jewell with Hassan Ali Joho. Photo: Twitter/USEmbassyKenya
Transport PS Irungu Nyakera receives A Gift From Sally Jewell at Mombasa Port. Photo: Twitter/AbdishukriOsman
Dr. Margaret Mwakima, Hassan Ali Joho, Judi Wakhungu, Sally Jewell and Bob Godec. Photo: Twitter/USEmbassyKenya
Visit to Port of Mombasa by US Dept of Interior Sec. Jewell, US Amb Godec and CS Judi Wakhungu. Photo: Twitter/Kenya_Ports
While in Mombasa, Ms Jewell watched a demonstration by the Kenya Wildlife Service’s K9 ivory detection unit. The dogs are trained to detect illegal shipments of ivory before they are exported from Mombasa.
Sally Jewell watches KWS K9 unit detect ivory at Mombasa Ports. Photo: Twitter/USEmbassyKenya
Sally Jewell praises KWS K9 ivory detection unit at Mombasa Ports. Photo: Twitter/USEmbassyKenya
Later, Ms Jewell and Mr Godec with Judi Wakhungu took a flight to the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy where they were met by the Northern Rangeland Trust’s Ian Craig and Tom Lalampaa and US Aid Kenya’s Karen Freeman.
Sally Jewell is welcomed to Lewa Wildlife Conservancy by Northern Rangelands Trust’s Ian Craig. Photo: Twitter/USEmbassyKenya
Sally Jewell welcomed to Lewa Wildlife Conservancy by Tom Lalampaa. Photo: Twitter/USEmbassyKenya
Sally Jewell welcomed to Lewa Wildlife Conservancy by Karen Freeman. Photo: Twitter/USEmbassyKenya
Sally Jewell, Judi Wakhungu and Bob Godec admire Northern Rangers Trusts’s Edward Ndiritu’s award. Photo: Twitter/USEmbassyKenya