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It is a new high in Kenya-Swiss ties - 6 days ago, 06:06

Ralf Heckner

Today, Kenya’s national carrier Kenya Airways (KQ) will launch direct flights from Nairobi to Geneva.

I shall be on that inaugural flight. And although I have flown between Kenya and Switzerland many times over the four years that I have served in Nairobi, this will be a uniquely satisfying trip for me.

This is because, for the first time — and going forward — the Nairobi and the Geneva headquarters of the United Nations will be directly linked.

Kenya and Switzerland will, literally, take their relationship to new heights!

This is truly good news for me as Ambassador of Switzerland to Kenya and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON).

Over the past four years, I have been working tirelessly to strengthen our bilateral relations and to connect the UN headquarters in Geneva with the one in Nairobi.

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