Kenya and Djibouti signed agreements including trade and visa exemption for diplomatic passport holders aimed at boosting trade and deepening bilateral ties.
The two countries signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the livestock sector and an agreement on reciprocal promotion and protection of investments.
The four pacts were signed at State House, Nairobi, where President Uhuru Kenyatta hosted Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh.
According to President Kenyatta, Kenya and Djibouti enjoys a strong bond and the signed pacts should make the cooperation more fruitful to benefits citizens of the two countries.
President Kenyatta also touched on the security challenges citing organized crimes and terrorism, acknowledging that the two nations are in a very troubled region.
President Kenyatta also thanked the troops from both countries for their selfless contribution in making Somalia is peaceful and secure.
“We are in a troubled region where we are confronted by extremism and violence. That is why our militaries are in Somalia to help it regain stability because what happens in Somalia has an immediate impact on all of us,” said President Guelleh.
President Guelleh said Djibouti, like Kenya, is sincere in its desire to make Somalia peaceful.