Earlier today, President Kenyatta met with interim President Kristalina Georgieva at State house, Nairobi.
Among their discussions was the Bretton Woods institution’s support to Kenya’s development projects
Kenyatta urged World Bank to support SMEs which are a major source of employment in the country.
He also informed the interim World Bank President that Kenya targets to attain 100 percent transition to green energy by 2022.
During the meeting with President Kenyatta, Ms Georgieva expressed the World Bank’s readiness to get involved and enhance Kenya’s digital innovations to boost job creation efforts, noting that Kenya has achieved remarkable progress in the sector.
Ms Georgieva also noted that she was impressed by the steps Kenya has made in promoting the use of environmental friendly green energy. Ms Georgieva made these observations after visiting the Geothermal Power Plant at Olkaria in Naivasha