Kenya high commissioner: Tourism fights terrorism

New envoy says travel advisories warning tourists away from certain areas 'can be counter-productive.'

Embassy Photo: Marie-Danielle Smith
Kenyan High Commissioner John Lepi Lanyasunya in April.
Marie-Danielle Smith
Published: Wednesday, 04/29/2015 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 04/29/2015 12:00 am EDT

The new Kenyan High Commissioner said he thinks Canadians are friendly and warm. They’ve shown immense support and solidarity after an al-Shabaab attack at a Kenyan university killed 147 in early April, not long after his arrival in Canada, he said.

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