Prime Minister Raila Odinga left the country last evening for a five day trip to the Far East. According to his spokesman Dennis Onyango, the PM is scheduled to meet various political and business leaders in Malaysia and Korea. Raila will receive an honorary degree from Limkokwing University in Kuala Lumpur this weekend.
This is the second time for Raila to visit the Far East. Less than two weeks ago, he was in India on a private visit during which he met with the Gujarat Chief minister Narendra Modi.
Raila, who was accompanied by his special advisor on international business networks, Ahmed Kassam, and a Mombasa businessman visited Gandhinagar in Gujarat State, Mumbai. Modi is one of the most powerful politicians in India and is said to be the next in line to become India's Prime Minister.