• State Visit to Jamaica of His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta President of the Republic of Kenya and Her Excellency Margaret Kenyatta

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    August 5 – 7, 2019
    Kingston, Jamaica

    The Government of Jamaica is pleased to announce that His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya, will pay a State Visit to Jamaica as special guest for the nation’s 57th Anniversary of Independence celebrations. The President will be accompanied by First Lady, Her Excellency Margaret Kenyatta and an official delegation.

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    Monday, 5th August 2019

    12:30 p.m.

    Arrival of Presidential Aircraft at Norman Manley International Airport met by:

    Chief of State Protocol, Ambassador Sandra Grant Griffiths, JP

    High Commissioner of Kenya, His Excellency Anthony Muchuri       

    Official Welcome Ceremony

    The Governor-General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen, ON, GCMG, CD, KSt.J,  and the Most Honourable Lady Allen

    Prime Minister, the Most Honourable Andrew Holness, ON, MP

    Members of the Official Party

    Guard of Honour of the Jamaica Defence Force (Full coverage)

    1:05 p.m.

    Depart Norman Manley International Airport for Hotel

    Accommodation: The Jamaica Pegasus Hotel

    1:20 p.m.

    Arrive Hotel

    HIS EXCELLENCY

    1:40 p.m.

    Depart Hotel for Office of the Prime Minister

    1:45 p.m.

    Arrive Office of the Prime Minister

    Courtesy Call
    The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, ON, MP Prime Minister

    Exchange of Official Gifts (JIS and Kenya Only)

    Bilateral Meeting

    Working Luncheon for Jamaican and Kenyan Delegations

    (PHOTO OPP)

    3:15 p.m.

    Press Conference (FULL COVERAGE)

    3:45 p.m.

    Depart Office of the Prime Minister for Hotel

    3:50 p.m.

    Arrive Hotel

    PRIVATE TIME

    HER EXCELLENCY

    2:00 p.m.

    Depart Hotel for the Women’s  Centre of Jamaica Foundation

    2:05 p.m.

    Visit and Tour of Women’s  Centre

    Welcomed by:

    Her Excellency the Most Honourable Lady Allen

    Honourable  Olivia Grange, CD, MP, Minister of Culture, Gender,

    Entertainment and Sport

    Official Party (FULL COVERAGE)

    3:05 p.m.

    Depart Women’s Centre for Hotel

    3:10 p.m.

    Arrive Hotel

    PRIVATE TIME

    THEIR EXCELLENCIES

    6:55 p.m.

    Depart Hotel for King’s House

    7:05 p.m.

    Arrive King’s House

    Courtesy Call

    His Excellency the Most Hon. Sir Patrick Allen, ON, GCMG, CD, KSt.J

    Governor-General (PHOTO OPP ALL MEDIA)

    7:20 p.m.

    Courtesy Call

    Dr. Peter Phillips, MP

    Leader of the Opposition (PHOTO OPP ALL MEDIA)

    7:30 p.m.

    Reception at King’s House:

    Official Receiving Line

    8:00 p.m.

    State Dinner at King’s House:

    Loyal Toast

    Official Photograph (JIS ONLY)

    8:00 p.m.

    Depart for Hotel

    Tuesday, 6th August 2019

    Private Breakfast

    Jamaica Pegasus Hotel

    HIS EXCELLENCY

    8:50 a.m.

    Depart Hotel for National Heroes Park

    9:00 a.m.

    Floral Tribute at Shrine of Right Excellent Marcus Mosiah Garvey, National Hero

    Welcomed by Honourable Olivia Grange

    Greeting Party (FULL COVERAGE)

    9:15 a.m.

    Depart for Hotel

    9:20 a.m.

    Arrive Hotel

    9:45 a.m.

    Depart for Denbigh Agricultural, Industrial & Food Show – Prime Minister’s Day

    10:15 a.m.

    Arrive Denbigh

    10:30 a.m.

    Tour and Civic Ceremony Denbigh Show Grounds:

    Welcomed by Prime Minister the Most Hon. Andrew Holness

    Members of Official Party (FULL COVERAGE)

    12:30 p.m.

    Depart for Hotel

    1:00 p.m.

    Arrive Hotel

    HER EXCELLENCY

    10:15 a.m.

    Depart Hotel for the National Gallery of Jamaica

    10:25 a.m.

    Arrive National Gallery of Jamaica

    Welcomed by the Hon. Olivia Grange, CD, MP, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport (FULL COVERAGE)

    Senator the Hon. Thomas Tavares Finson, CD, QC, President of the Senate and Chairman of the National Gallery Greeting Party

    Tour of the National Gallery of Jamaica

    12:35 p.m.

    Depart National Gallery of Jamaica for Hotel

    12:45 p.m.

    Arrive Hotel

    THEIR EXCELLENCIES

    2:30 p.m.

    Depart for Bob Marley Museum

    2:35 p.m.

    Visit and Tour of Bob Marley Museum (FULL COVERAGE)

    3:30 p.m.

    Depart Bob Marley Museum

    3:35 p.m.

    Arrive Hotel

    PRIVATE TIME

    6:15 p.m.

    Depart hotel for the Jamaica 57 Independence Grand Gala at the National Stadium

    6:25 p.m.

    Arrive National Stadium

    6:30 p.m.

    Jamaica 57 Independence Grand Gala (FULL COVERAGE)

    8:45 p.m.

    Arrive Hotel

    Wednesday, 7th August, 2019

    9:15 a.m.

    Breakfast Engagement with Kenyan Community

    Jamaica Pegasus Hotel

    10:00 a.m.

    Depart Hotel for Norman Manley International Airport

    10:30 a.m.

    Arrive Norman Manley International Airport

    Farewells:

    Official Party

    Guard of Honour of the Jamaica Defence Force

    (FULL COVERAGE)

    Wheels Up