President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday left the country for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia where he is set to join other African leaders for the 'Grand Social Ceremony’. 

The president and a section of government officials landed in Ethiopia and received a warm reception from the Ethiopian government.

The Head of State and his delegation was welcomed by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. 

“President Uhuru Kenyatta has arrived in Ethiopia to join regional Heads of State for the 'Grand Social Ceremony' and the inauguration of the Unity Park inside the National Palace in Addis Ababa,” State House tweeted.

In May, President Kenyatta hosted Ethiopian President Sahle-Work Zewde at State House Nairobi. 

Zewde was accompanied by Ethiopian Ambassador to Kenya Meles Alem Tekea. 

Kenya and Ethiopia have shown their cooperation in different areas as they seek to boost their economic power in the coming years. 

Leaders from both sides have promised to support their friendship in different areas.