During his trip to the US, President William Ruto made a maiden visit to the White House as he attended a leaders’ dinner hosted by US President Joe Biden and his wife.
The head of state jetted into the US for an Africa leadership summit in Washington DC which was attended by several other African leaders. News reports had earlier indicated that Kenya’s opposition party leader Raila Odinga would be in attendance.
President Ruto further held talks with the U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and a discussion with Peter Carter, the Executive Vice President – External Affairs at the Delta Air Lines with a focus on strategies to grow the airlines,
In his statement following these key discussions, Ruto affirmed of US commitment towards enhancing economic partnership in different sectors as well as economic prosperity.
“We will continue working together to expand our strategic partnership for the mutual benefit of the citizens of our countries,” he added. Other engagements he had during his trip include having a meet-up with Kenyans in the US.
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