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Korea and Kenya have established very close and friendly relations since 1964 and 2014 marks the jubilee anniversary of these relations. Bilateral relations between our two countries have grown to a wider array of cooperation areas.
Korean Airlines’ launch of direct flights connecting Seoul and Nairobi increased the momentum to our bilateral relations with Kenya, the East African hub, drawing closer to Korea. The subsequent visits by the former Prime Ministers and Speakers from both countries further strengthened this momentum.
The 21st century has been called Africa’s century and Africa now enjoys the “African Renaissance" with good partners. Korea which is no longer Kenya’s distant neighbor is delighted to contribute towards Kenya’s Vision 2030 in the spirit of “Twende Pamoja”.
In September 2013, The Korean Studies Department was opened at the University of Nairobi, one of the most prestigious universities in East Africa. The Korean studies at the University of Nairobi are a link to connecting Kenya and Korea.
The Embassy of the Republic of Korea is also accredited to Somalia, Comoros and Mauritius.
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Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the Republic of Kenya