Kenya’s Ruto arrives in South Sudan for an official visit
Kenya’s President William Ruto is in South Sudan for a visit, according to Kenyan media.
The Kenyan leader left Nairobi on Saturday and arrived in the South Sudanese capital Juba, where he was received by President Salva Kiir.
Ruto is in South Sudan for bilateral talks with South Sudan President Salva Kiir.
The two leaders are expected to discuss the Lapset issues, among other issues.
The Lapsset Corridor Program is a regional flagship project intended to provide transport and logistics infrastructure aimed at creating seamless connectivity between the Eastern African countries of Kenya, Ethiopia and South Sudan.
The project connects a population of 160 million people in the three countries.
This is the first international visit to South Sudan since Ruto's inauguration.
President Salva Kiir was in Kenya in September for Ruto's inauguration.