Jordan King visits Kenya to discuss security issues

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King Abdullah II of Jordan landed in Kenya today for an official visit that mainly focuses on security. The Kingwas received by the Kenyan President after which the two leaders went straight to the Kenyan army base to observe military exercises by the Kenya Defence Forces and the Royal Jordan Armed Forces.

The army exercise is called Swift Eagle, which is a nine-day military exercise which focuses on sharing of knowledge and skills in combating emerging complex security challenges.

The two leaders held security talks at the State house thereafter.  The two state men are keen working together to fight the threat of terrorism in their countries.

Increased trade ties are also expected to also be discussed in the King’s the trip in the East African nation.