President Uhuru Kenyatta has departed to the United States Washington DC where he is scheduled to meet President Donald Trump.
The meeting between the two presidents is scheduled for 27th August. President Uhuru Kenyatta will visit the White House at the invitation of President Donald Trump where the two leaders will discuss a lot of important issues among them trade and regional security.
President Uhuru-Trump meeting comes at a time when Kenya is involved in implementing projects to bolster trade and investment in the country through the Big 4 agenda.
Apart from bilateral programs, Kenya enjoys hugely from US-sponsored programs key among them is African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) which President Uhuru is set to renegotiate with President Donald Trump.
The strong relationship between Kenya and US over the years has supported the country’s efforts towards economic stability and provision of health, security, education as well as the management of environment and implementation of democratic governance.
With weeks before commencement of Kenya Airways direct flight to USA, the meeting will boost tourism in the country.
The direct flights will commence in October where they will fly directly from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to New York.
Cabinet Secretary in charge of Foreign Affairs Ambassador Monica Juma who is already in the US had on Thursday met with USA Secretary General Michael Pompeo ahead of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s visit.
Seeing off the President was Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko and Kiambu counterpart Ferdinand Waititu.