On 24th January 2020, H.E Ambassador Richard Opembe, presented his letters of credence to H.M King Felipe VI of Spain at the Royal Palace in Madrid.

Ambassador Opembe conveyed to His Majesty King Felipe VI, warm greetings from H.E Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic Kenya and emphasized the cordial relations that exist between Kenya and Spain. He expressed his commitment to further strengthen the existing ties between the people and governments of the two nations.

H.E Ambassador Opembe is the third Ambassador of Kenya to Spain. Prior to his posting, he served as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Ireland.