The US government has expressed how pleased it is about President Uhuru Kenyatta‚Äôs government due to the active role Kenya is playing in promoting peace in the region.
The sentiments were expressed by Assistant Secretary for US¬†Department of State’s Bureau of African Affairs Tibor Peter Nagy.
Nagy is on an official 11-day trip around selected African countries including Ethiopia, Djibouti, and Eritrea.
He was accompanied by US Ambassador to Kenya Robert Bob Godec during their talks with President Kenyatta in State House Nairobi on December 6, 2018.
President Uhuru and Amb. Nagy discussed ways of deepening¬†partnerships between Kenya and US.
They promised to work together to ensure that peace, security, and trade was promoted between the two countries.
After the meeting, Tibor tweeted, “Great meeting with Pres@Ukenyatta today to discuss building on U.S.-Kenya strategic partnership, enhancing governance, supporting civil society & media, & strengthening democracy.‚ÄĚ
‚Äú We recognize the positive role Kenya plays in politics and the security of the region,‚ÄĚ he continued.
While in Kenya, Tibor is expected to engage with business leaders and alumni of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) before proceeding to Addis Ababa.
The ambassador‚Äôs trip is also expected to harness the potential of Africa‚Äôs youth, advancing peace and security through partnerships.
Tibor is on Transit from Djibouti and is expected to proceed to Addis Ababa after this.