President of the International Automobile Federation (FIA) Mr.Jean Todt

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday evening awarded The First Class Chief of the Order of the Burning Spear (CBS) honour to the President of the International Automobile Federation (FIA) Mr.Jean Todt in recognition of his distinguished and outstanding service rendered to Kenya and the world in motorsports.

Sports Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed , Mr.Jean Todt and Dr.Joseph Kinyua [PHOTO COURTESY]

The award was presented to Mr.Todt on behalf of His Excellency the President by Head of Public Service Dr.Joseph Kinyua at a ceremony attended by Cabinet Secretary for Sports, Culture and Heritage Amb.Amina Mohamed.

The FIA President is in the country for the ongoing WRC Safari Rally which made a comeback to Kenya after a 19-year absence.

President Uhuru Kenyatta officially flags off the 2021 WRC Safari Rally [Photo: PSCU]

The honor comes two days after FIA president Jean Todt joined President Uhuru for the historic flag-off ceremony alongside Sports Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed and the WRC Safari Rally CEO Phineas Kimathi.

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