Certified International Traveller ! List of Raila Overseas Trips In Less than A Month

AU High Envoy for Infrastructure Raila Odinga has lately cut the figure of a certified International Traveller as he continues to visit different parts of the world to discharge his duties as Africa’s head of Infrastructure or in some instances to share his wisdom with the rest of the world.

Raila is currently in Russia for the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) which kicked off on Thursday in Russia under the theme “Creating a Sustainable Development Agenda” and with the participation of representatives of 140 countries.


Last week Raila was in London for the Chatham House Conference where he gave a lecture on the late Kofi Annan’s legacy.

Raila as well talked on the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) that will unite Kenyans and heal the nation from past injustices.


The AU High Envoy for Infrastructure had previously visited Adiss Ababa , Ethiopia’s capital City where he held discussions on the modalities of regional integration in view of the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement coming into force.

Last month, Raila attend the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) forum in China .In the meeting, Raila reported to have discussed Africa’s progress and prosperity, including trade, is deeply tied to our infrastructure development and connectivity.

The infrastructure component that will see this Continent take off is that of Energy which will drive high speed rails, broadband connectivity and airlines.







On his very first trip after acquiring the AU job, President Uhuru Kenyatta accompanied him to the 11th Extraordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union in Addis Ababa.












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