Kalonzo appointed Honorary Consul of Cyprus in Kenya
Former Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka has been appointed the Honorary Consul for Cyprus in Kenya.
Kalonzo has been appointed by the Cyprus government to represent the interests of the country in Kenya. This is after approval by the Kenyan government.
An Honorary Consul, is appointed by a country to represent its interest within another state. The person appointed is not necessarily a citizen of the country that appointed him or her. Honorary Consul are recognized as persons of influence and capable of furthering objectives in their home countries on behalf of the foreign government they represent.
Kalonzo was presented with the letter of commission for Honorary Consul from Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Ambassador Amina Mohammed on Thursday.
The Cord co-principal is also the honorary chairman of the World Eminent Chinese Businessmen Association (WECBA).