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His Excellency Ambassador Joshua Gatimu, EBS met with the Mayor

On 7th May, 2022- His Excellency Ambassador Joshua Gatimu, EBS met with the Mayor of Kashan city, Mr. Hassan Bakhshandeh Amnieh at his office headquarter. The mayor informed the Ambassador

H.E Ambassador Amb. Joshua Gatimu, EBS held a meeting with

On 7th May, 2022- H.E Ambassador Amb. Joshua Gatimu, EBS and the Embassy officials held a meeting with the President of the Kashan Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture,

His Excellency Ambassador Joshua I. Gatimu, EBS hosted Kenyans living

Today, 6th May, 2022- His Excellency Ambassador Joshua I. Gatimu, EBS hosted Kenyans living in Qom city for lunch to celebrate Eid-ul fitr. During the lunch, H.E the Ambassador reminded

Kenya Embassy in Tehran Opens a Condolence Book For His

Following the sad demise of our former President, His Excellency Emilio Mwai Kibaki on Friday, 22nd April, 2022. The Embassy has opened a condolence book at the Chancery to honour

H.E Amb. Joshua I. Gatimu, EBS, paid a courtesy call

On 25th April, 2022- H.E Amb. Joshua I. Gatimu, EBS, paid a courtesy call on H.E Mohammad Ben Hamed Al-Hajri, Qatar Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Iran. Both Ambassadors

Dr. Sathya Doraiswamy, UNFPA Representative in Iran paid a courtesy

On 19th April, 2022- Dr. Sathya Doraiswamy, UNFPA Representative in Iran paid a courtesy call on H.E Amb Joshua Gatimu, EBS. The UNFPA Rep. apprised the Ambassador of the ongoing

H.E the Ambassador met the Chairman & CEO of Kish

On 17th April, 2022- H.E the Ambassador met the Chairman & CEO of Kish Free Zone Organization, Mr. Mahdi keshavarz, held at the kish Free zone Island. Both discussed on:

Turkmenistan Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Iran paid a

On 12th April, 2022- Turkmenistan Ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Iran paid a courtesy call on H.E Amb. Joshua Gatimu, EBS. Both discussed on possibilities to initiate diplomatic relations

The Ambassador of Yemen to Iran paid a courtesy call

On 11th April, 2022- The Ambassador of Yemen to Iran paid a courtesy call on H.E Amb. Joshua Gatimu, EBS, Kenya Ambassador to Iran. Both Ambassadors discussed existing bilateral relations

2nd United Nations Oceans Conference (UNOC)

On the 7th April, 2022, His Excellency Ambassador Joshua I. Gatimu, EBS met his Portuguese counterpart in Iran Ambassador Carlos Costa Neves to discuss on the upcoming Second United Nations

50 years of Iran Kenya relations

This year marks 50 years since the establishment of diplomatic ties between Iran and Kenya. These ties witnessed tremendous progress following the victory of the Islamic Revolution in 1979. These

H.E Amb. Joshua Gatimu hosted the 58th Jamhuri day Celebration

H.E Amb. Joshua Gatimu, EBS hosted Kenyans living in the Islamic Republic of Iran for the 58th Jamhuri day Celebration. The event gave leaders of the dispoara opportunity to address

H.E Amb. Joshua Gatimu, EBS received the top management of

H.E Amb. Joshua Gatimu, EBS received the top management of RASHA holding company who paid him a courtesy call on 30th November, 2021. The meeting learnt that RASHA, deals with

members of business community in Kashan city, Isfahan province paid

On 24th November, 2021 Mr. Amir Hossein and Mr. Shahram Kashani members of business community in Kashan city, Isfahan province paid a courtesy call on H.E Ambassador Joshua Gatimu. The

H.E Amb. Joshua Gatimu, EBS hosted officials of Kenya Tea

H.E Amb. Joshua Gatimu, EBS hosted officials of Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) and Tea Board of Kenya (TBK) who are visiting the Islamic Republic of Iran from 20th to

H.E Ambassador Joshua I Gatimu, EBS received a business delegation

H.E Ambassador Joshua I Gatimu, EBS received a business delegation visiting Iran from 13th to 19th November, 2021. The delegation visited medical companies/factories and sampled out Iranian products in the

H.E Amb. Joshua Gatimu, EBS received at Chancery the speaker

H.E Amb. Joshua Gatimu, EBS received at Chancery Hon. Leonard Nduati Kariuki, speaker of Muranga County Assembly on 4th November, 2021. Hon. Kariuki visited Iran with a group of business

H.E Amb participated in the reception ceremony of the first

On 2nd October, 2021 H.E Amb. Joshua I. Gatimu, EBS participated in the reception ceremony of the first consignment of Bomet County tea. The Ceremony was held at Nemooneh Tea

Ambassador Joshua Gatimu, EBS attended the ongoing 20th Iran’s Agrofood

His Excellency Ambassador Joshua Gatimu, EBS attended the ongoing 20th Iran's Agrofood exhibition with a visiting Bomet delegation led by His Excellency Governor Hilary Barchok. The delegation plans to visit

H.E the Ambassador met with Director-General Agriculture and Food Authority

H.E the Ambassador held a meeting with Director-General Agriculture and Food Authority (AFA) at their headquarters and discussed on the opportunities of Kenyan products in Iran. The meeting agreed to

H.E Mr. Joshua Gatimu, EBS met with the CEO KNCCI

H.E Mr. Joshua Gatimu, EBS held a meeting with Chief Executive Officer of the Kenya National Chambers of Commerce and Industry Mr. Samuel Matonda. Both discussed on various issues relating

H.E the Ambassador met with Chairman of the Health Sector

H.E the Ambassador had a breakfast meeting with Chairman of the Health Sector Board of Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) and CEOs Dr. Daniella Munene and Mr. Vinod Guptan. The

H.E Amb. Joshua Gatimu, EBS met with Cabinet Secretary, Ministry

H.E Amb. Joshua Gatimu, EBS held a fruitful meeting with Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Irrigation- Hon. Peter Munya, EGH. Both discussed on the existing MoU on

H.E the Ambassador held discussions with the Director General Horticultural

H.E the Ambassador held discussions with the Director General Horticultural Crop Directorate (HCDA) at their offices in JKIA. Both discussed on the opportunities for Kenyans horticultural products that includes Avacado,

H.E Amb. Joshua Gatimu, EBS met with Director General KCAA

H.E Amb. Joshua Gatimu, EBS while on a working leave met with Capt. Gilbert Kibe, Director General- Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) as a follow up to the discussion on

H.E the Ambassador met with members of KAVAIR

H.E the Ambassador met with members of KAVAIR, where they briefed the Ambassador on the status of starting the direct Cargo flight to Iran. KAVAIR is made up of Kenya

Amb. Joshua Gatimu, EBS attended and addressed the Kenya-Iran Business

Amb. Joshua Gatimu, EBS attended and addressed the Kenya-Iran Business Forum that was attended by over 70 CEOs and companies from Iran. The Ambassador emphasized on the need to hold

EXEMPT FROM QUARANTINE

A. GENERAL TRAVEL REQUIREMENT 1. All passengers coming to Kenya must be in possession of a valid COVID-19 negative PCR  test certificate conducted within 96 hours before travel. 2. Operating

Ambassador Joshua Gatimu, EBS also held meeting with Cabinet Secretary,

While on a working leave, Ambassador Joshua gatimu, EBS also held meeting with Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Health, Senator Mutahi. Both discussed on the existing MoU on Health between Iran

Amb. Joshua Gatimu meets the Principal Secretary, State Department for

Amb. Joshua Gatimu, EBS held a meeting with the Principal Secretary, State Department for University Education and Research-Amb. Simon Nabukwesi. The Ambassador briefed the Principal Secretary on Iranian Gov't scholarship

President Uhuru nominates CS Monica Juma for top Commonwealth post

His Excellency Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta, CGH., President of the Republic of Kenya nominated Ambassador Dr. Monica Juma, (Oxon), EGH, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Defence for the position of the next

AMBASSADOR OF KENYA TO THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN VISIT

Pleased to have hosted H.E Ambassador. Joshua I. Gatimu, EBS, Ambassador-designate of the Republic of Kenya to the Islamic Republic of Iran, who visited the Kenya Chamber of Commerce and

COMMENCEMENT OF RECEIVING E-PASSPORT APPLICATIONS

Kenyan citizens in the Diaspora of the Islamic Republic of Iran can now submit their applications for e-passports at the Embassy in Tehran. All applications for e-passports shall be made

H.E Amb. Joshua I. Gatimu Courtesy call on Ambassador of

H. E. Amb. Joshua I. Gatimu, EBS paid a courtesy call on H.E. Saliou Niang DIENG, Amb. of the Republic of Senegal to the Islamic Republic of Iran. The two

H.E Amb. Joshua I. Gatimu Courtesy call on Ambassador of

H.E Amb. Joshua I. Gatimu, EBS paid a courtessy call on H.E. Alie Badara Kamara, Amb. of Sierra Leone to the Islamic Republic of Iran. The two Head of Missions

Kenya Gateway for Iranian Exports to Africa: Rouhani

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The outgoing president of Iran praised the country’s cordial relations with Kenya, which he described as a gateway for the export of Iranian commodities to Africa. In

H.E Amb. Joshua I. Gatimu Courtesy call on Ambassador of

H.E Amb. Joshua I. Gatimu paid a courtesy call on H.E.Amb. Muhammad Tizikuba Kasambira, Ambassador of the Republic of Uganda to the Islamic Republic of Iran, July 16, 2021.

H.E Amb. Joshua I. Gatimu EBS Courtesy call on The

H.E Amb. Joshua I. Gatimu EBS, paid a courtesy call on H.E Amb. Eric Owusu Boateng, Amb. of the Republic of Ghana to the Islamic Republic of Iran, July 14,

H.E Amb. Joshua I.Gatimu Courtesy call on Ambassador of the

H.E Amb. Joshua I.Gatimu paid a courtesy call on H.E Salah Al Zawawi Ambassador of the State of Palestine and Dean of the Diplomatic Corps in the Islamic Republic of

Rapid Results Initiative For Issuance Of Kenyan Citizenship and Permanent

The ministry of Interior and Coordination of The National Government is currently in the process of clearing the backlog on applications of citizenship and those of permanent residence permits. This

H.E Amb. Joshua I. Gatimu, EBS presented his Credentials to

H.E Amb. Joshua I. Gatimu, EBS, Ambassador-designate of the Republic of Kenya to the Islamic Republic of Iran, presented a copy of his Credentials to the Minister of Foreing Affairs,

Important Notice to All Travelers to Kenya

In order to prevent the importation of new Covid-19 variants, the Ministry of Health has rolled out stringent measures that include a digital system for verification of COVID-19 test results

CBK – Kenya Diaspora Remittance Survey

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) and Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) will be conducting an on-line Diaspora Remittances Survey

Information Sharing on Tax and Customs Matters for Kenyans in

The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has developed content sets on tax and customs matters in an effort to support both the diaspora and returning residents to improve tax compliance. The

Ambassador-designate visits the chancery and meets the local staff

Amb. Joshua I. Gatimu, EBS, Ambassador-designate of the Republic of Kenya to the Islamic Republic of Iran visited the chancery and met members of the local/Home-based staff.

Ambassador-designate arrives to the Islamic Republic of Iran

Amb. Joshua I. Gatimu, EBS, Ambassador-designate of the Republic of Kenya to the Islamic Republic of Iran arrived at the Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA) and received by First Counsellor.

Jamhuri Day Celebrations

Today is the day our beautiful flag was hoisted for the first time on 12th December, 1963, announcing the birth of an Independent State. As we express our gratitude for

Bomet Delegation Visits Kenya Embassy Tehran

A delegation of ten senior officials from the Bomet County Government led by His Excellency Governor, Dr. Hillary K. Barchok visited the Islamic Republic of Iran from 11th to 19th

President Uhuru 57th Jamhuri Day Speech

Leaders from across the entire spectrum of our Nation, Members of the Diplomatic Corps, Ladies and Gentlemen, Fellow Kenyans, Happy Jamhuri Day! Today, we commemorate 57 years of our independence