According to a press briefing held by the State house spokesperson, President Uhuru Kenyatta had made a successful two-day private visit to the United Republic of Tanzania at the invitation of His Excellency President John Pombe Magufuli.

During the visit, the President and his host agreed to reinforce ongoing bilateral engagements aimed at growing trade and deepening people-to-people interactions between the two countries in the spirit of the East African Community accord.

To attain the two goals, the two leaders specifically agreed to enhance maritime transport on Lake Victoria, establish a natural gas trade pact and address cross-border security issues, among them terrorism.