Kenya receives Brazillian President da Silva
The Plane carrying the Brazilian Head of State and his entourage touched down at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport shortly after 9.30pm.
President da Silva was received by Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka and top government officials together with Brazilian Embassy officials led by Ambassador Ann Maria Sampaio.
The Brazilian leader was accompanied by a large delegation of business executives travelling in a separate plane.
During his stay in Kenya, the Brazilian President is expected to hold bilateral talks with President Mwai Kibaki on matters of mutual interests.
Areas that the two leaders are expected to discuss include Trade and investment, water and irrigation, pharmaceutical industry, agriculture and agro processing among others.
President da Silva is on a third leg visit of African countries and will leave for Tanzania after ending his two-day visit.