Deputy President William Ruto has on Tuesday held talks with the U.K High Commissioner Jane Marriott at his Karen office.
The two leaders spoke on coronavirus, a common pandemic affecting both Kenya and the U.K in addition to the other countries across the globe.
“We cherish the assistance, shared experiences and the guidance that the United Kingdom continues to extend to Kenya during this unprecedented time when the coronavirus disease is sweeping across the globe.” Said DP Ruto.
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The Deputy President promised Marriott of a continued flow of trade between the two countries.In turn both countries will benefit and speed up economy recoveries.
“Even as we confront the COVID-19 outbreak, Kenya commits to broaden and scale up its relations with the UK to guarantee sustained flow of trade and investments; in turn, this will accelerate a return to pre-crisis levels of activity and facilitate swift economic recovery.”
Ruto was speaking in a day that he was in attendance during the Jubilee Parliamentary meeting held at State House.
The party resolved the removal of Majority Chief Whip Benjamin Washiali and Cecily Mbarire, his deputy.
Washiali was replaced by Emmanuel Wangwe, the MP of Navakholo as Mbarire was replaced by Maoka Maore the MP of Igembe North.
Former Finance Minister Amos Kimunya was appointed the Secretary of Jubilee Joint Coalition as Aden Duale survived the axe.
On Monday both President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy were all smiles leaving many to wonder if they had patched their political hatred.