Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga on Sunday met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi where they held one-on-one talks to strengthen Kenya-India relations.
During the meeting, Odinga, who is in India on a private visit, recalled his decades-long friendship with the Indian leader.
He assured his Indian counterpart on Twitter of Kenya’s commitment to ensuring the two countries collaborate in championing the ideals of their relationship for the benefit of the people of the region.
“Delighted to have had warm discussions with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Our nations share a fond bond as many Kenyans have for decades attended universities here. My hope is that we shall strengthen ties and learn more from each other in the years ahead,” read the tweet.
Prime Minister Modi also expressed his best wishes to Mr Odinga, praising Kenya-India bilateral ties and their future endeavors.
“Delighted to receive my friend H.E. Raila Amolo Odinga, former Prime Minister of Kenya. I fondly recollect my past interactions with him in India and Kenya. India and Kenya enjoy strong bilateral relations and we welcome further strengthening of our ties,” read a statement on his twitter account.