Kenya considers visa waiver for citizens around the world

Kenya considers visa waiver for citizens around the world

Kenyan President William Ruto announced at the African Climate Summit that Kenya plans to grant visa waivers to all global citizens in the coming months. This decision aims to facilitate tourism and open the country’s doors to international visitors.

At the inauguration of the African Climate Summit in Nairobi, President William Ruto surprised the world by announcing that Kenya was considering removing visa requirements for citizens of all countries. This initiative is part of the country’s desire to increase tourism and facilitate international travel.

President Ruto stressed that Kenya, the cradle of humanity and home to the first human civilizations, must be welcoming to visitors from all over the world. He said: “It would not be wise to require visas from world citizens visiting the cradle of humanity, their home. »

It should be noted that this decision follows the recent visa exemption for citizens of Comoros, Senegal and Indonesia, which came into force this summer. Furthermore, in May this year, President Ruto had expressed his intention to lift the visa requirement for all African Union (AU) citizens and initiated bilateral discussions to this effect.

Kenya is a popular tourist destination with around two million visitors each year. Its parks and nature reserves are home to diverse wildlife, including elephants, giraffes, lions, rhinos, buffalo and leopards. The visa waiver for global citizens could further boost the tourism sector and strengthen the country’s international ties.