Uhuru reveals project that will bring French President to Kenya next month

Details of French President Emmanuel Macron visit to Kenya in March

President Uhuru Kenyatta with President Emmanuel Macron

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday outlined details of French President Emmanuel Macron's upcoming visit to Kenya.

In a statement from State House, President Uhuru outlined that the visit would deepen existing bilateral relations between the two states.

"Traditionally, Kenya and France enjoy strong bilateral ties and I am pleased that we've continued to deepen the relations. I look forward to the visit by President Macron," the president stated.

President Macron in Kenya for Rapid Transit Train Service project

The statement further outlined: "The proposed rapid transit train service between Nairobi Central Business District and the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is among projects expected to feature prominently when President Kenyatta hosts the French leader in Nairobi."

French Ambassador Aline Kuster-Menager, on Monday confirmed that the French President will visit the country when she paid a courtesy call on President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House, Nairobi.

President Macron will be in the country for two days with the dates yet to be confirmed.

The visit will be the French president's first to Kenya following a high-profile tour of West Africa in 2018.

President Macron is aiming at increasing France's global influence beginning with Africa, especially aimed at redefining relationships with former French colonies.

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