Dean of the diplomatic corps and Ambassador of Botswana H.E. Manyepedza P. Lesetedi hosted a farewell dinner in honor of the outgoing Kenyan Ambassador H.E. Ali Abbas Ali, on the completion of his successful tenure in Kuwait.
Assistant Foreign Minister for African Affairs Ambassador Hamad Al-Mashaan was the chief guest at the function held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on 29 September. In attendance at the event were members of the diplomatic corps, representatives of various International organizations and special invitees.
Speaking on the occasion, Ambassador Ali expressed his appreciation to the ruling family, the government and people of Kuwait, as well as the diplomatic community for helping make his tenure in Kuwait a successful one. He hoped that existing strong relations between Kenya and Kuwait would be further boosted in the years ahead.
For his part, Ambassador Lesetedi lauded the diplomatic efforts of the Kenyan ambassador in strengthening ties with Kuwait during his tenure, and commended the ambassador on these achievements. He wished Ambassador Ali the best for his future endeavors. On behalf of his diplomatic colleagues, Ambassador Lesetedi presented a memento to the outgoing ambassador.