Message from The High Commissioner

Welcome to the official website of the Kenya High Commission in Kuala Lumpur. We sincerely hope that you will find the website and its links useful for getting news and information about Kenya, with particular attention to the Government, consular services, trade and investment opportunities, travel and tourism, as well as bilateral relations with the Federation of Malaysia, the Republic of the Philippines, the Republic of Indonesia and the State of Brunei Darussalam.

Our mission is to promote and enhance Kenya’s bilateral relations with the Federation of Malaysia, the Republic of the Philippines, the Republic of Indonesia and the State of Brunei Darussalam through effective bilateral diplomatic engagements.

The Mission will pursue Kenya’s Foreign Policy and the national development agenda-Vision 2030 in its engagements. The Kenya Vision 2030 aims to transform Kenya into a newly industrializing, middle-income country providing a high quality of life to all its citizens by 2030 in a clean and secure environment. To this extent, it is the wish of the mission to keep investors interested to invest in Kenya, informed on the investment the many opportunities accruing pursuant to the delivery of the Vision 2030 commitments.

The Mission also projects and promotes Kenya as a leading tourist destination and provides consular services to Kenya nationals, Malaysians and other citizens from other countries living in Malaysia as well as citizens of countries of accreditation.

This website also provide links to different sectors (public and private) and general information on Kenya, as well as information on economic, political, social, and cultural factors. Feel free to forward your queries, feedback, ideas and comments by contacting us through the contact link, email or a visit to the High Commission’s Offices.

We hope that you will find the Website useful and informative. For our fellow Kenyans, the Kenyan High Commission is ready to assist in making your wellbeing in and around the countries of our accreditation as comfortable as possible. Please do not hesitate to get in touch with me directly through the mission.

Thank you for your interest in our country. Karibuni!

H.E. AMB. Francis N. Muhoro - High Commissioner

About the High Commission

Diplomatic relations between Kenya and Malaysia were established in 1963, while that of Kenya and Indonesia began in 1979. Relations with the Philippines began in 1967; and in 2008, Kenya established diplomatic relations with Brunei Darussalam.

The Kenya High Commission in Kuala Lumpur was opened in May 1997 under an “Agreement on Economic, Scientific, Technical and Cultural Cooperation’’ and Mission accredited to Indonesia, Philippines, and Brunei.

The Mission’s mandate is to articulate and implement Kenya’s foreign policy in countries of accreditation. Our foreign policy objective include promoting Kenya’s national interests and image, strengthening economic diplomacy, promoting peace and environmental diplomacy and providing consular services.

The Mission is currently staffed with five (5) home-based officers and six (6) local staff.


To be a world class Diplomatic Mission in pursuit of Kenya’s National interests in the countries of accreditation and South East Asia Region.


To advance the interests of Kenyans through innovative diplomacy.

Previous High Commissioners

  1. 1. H.E. Samori Ang’wa Okwiya ( August 2010 to December 2015)
  2. 2. H.E. David Gachoki Njoka ( April 2004 to July 2010)
  3. 3. H.E. James Kihiu Karuga ( May 1997 to April 2004)