UK Deputy High Commissioner to Kenya, Susie Kitchens, UK High Commissioner Nic Hailey for her first trip to Laikipia County yesterday (1 February).
During their visit, the British duo had a consultative meeting with Laikipia County Governor Nderitu Muriithi and his deputy John Mwaniki.They also met with Member of Parliament for Laikipia North, Sarah Lekorere who is an education and empowerment champion for young girls.
The main item on the agenda was a bilateral economic and social goal between the Laikipia County Government and the United Kingdom which encourages trade, promotes investor-friendly conditions, creates employment opportunities and educates girls.
My first trip north to Laikipia county today. @UKinKenya will work with @LaikipiaCountyG, Gov @NdirituMuriithi & Hon @SLekorere to encourage trade, promote invester-friendly conditions, create jobs & educate girls. Thanks @BATUKOfficial & Alpana @capechestnut for hospitality pic.twitter.com/BvgYfvG1GP
— Susie Kitchens (@SusieKitchens) February 1, 2018
While in Laikipia, the UK diplomats were hosted by the British Army Unit (BATUK) and visited Cape Chestnut restaurant and coffee house. Situated close the Equator, its quiet and scenic location is adjacent to Braeburn School and Nanyuki Cottage Hospital.
They serve high quality gourmet fare, coffee, tea, snacks and refreshments including beer, wine and spirits using locally sourced ingredients. Visitors can also take advantage of the safe children’s play area and creche, Friday Tapas nights and a Sunday Curry buffet every second Sunday.