22nd May 2019
Principal Secretary of Sports, Amb. Peter K. Kaberia accompanied by Amb. S.K. Maina, MBS, Lt. Gen (Rtd) Jackson Tuwei, President of Athletics Kenya and Mr. Shadrack Maluki, Vice President of National Olympic Committee visited Kurume city from 13rd to 15th May, 2019. The visit was a follow-up to the first visit in August 2017 when an MOU was signed between Kenya and Kurume city which formularized Kurume city as the Host City for Kenya’s Olympic Contingent Pre-Training Camp for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Further engagements included calling on Mr. Tsutomu Okubo, the newly elected Mayor of Kurume city, meetings with Mr. Yasuto Motomura, Chairman of Kurume Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and conducted tours of the training and residential facilities.
HW the Mayor of Kurume City welcomes Amb. Peter Kaberia, PS of Sports and H.E. Amb. S.K. Maina
Kurume City Staffs welcome Amb. Peter K. Kaberia, PS of Sports and H.E. Amb. Maina, to be Mayor’s Parlour.
From left: Mr. Shadrack Maluki, Vice President of NOC-K, Lt. Gen. Jackson Tuwei, President of Athlete Kenya, Mr. George Njoroge, PA to CS Sports, Amb. Peter K. Kaberia, PS Sports, Mr. Douglas Wakihuri, HW Mr. Tsutomu Okubo, Mayor of Kurume City, Mr. Peter Ngentu, PA to PS Sports, H.E. Amb. Maina, Mr. Kazunobu Hirotani, Mr. Kazunobu Nagata, Speaker of Kurume City Assembly, Ms. Naoko Yagi, Mr. Francis Mutuku, Ag. Secretary General of NOC-K.
The PS and the Mayor exchange gifts
The PS and the team of delegation inspecting conditions of racing tracks.