May 18, 2022

Uhuru to meet US President Biden at White House on Thursday

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President Uhuru Kenyatta will meet US President Joe Biden at the White House on Thursday this week.

US White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said the two Heads of State will discuss among other issues, the strong US-Kenyan bilateral relationship.

“They will also discuss efforts to defend democracy and human rights, advance peace and security, accelerate economic growth, and tackle climate change,” Psaki said in a statement on Tuesday evening.

Uhuru will be received at the White House in Washington DC by his American counterpart President Joseph Biden for bilateral talks. 

“During the talks, President Kenyatta and his American host are expected to discuss several matters of mutual interest to Kenya and the United States of America among them peace and security, economic partnerships and climate change,” Statehouse Spokesperson Kanze Mararo said.

The Thursday, 14th October 2021 meeting will be a continuation of a telephone conversation the two leaders held in February this year and will make President Kenyatta the first African Head of State to be hosted by President Joseph Biden, Jr. at the White House since his inauguration on 20th January this year.

 

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