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Uhuru Skips Crucial Meeting With Kenyan Diaspora

Uhuru Skips Crucial Meeting With Kenyan Diaspora

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  • President Uhuru Kenyatta with DP Ruto at JKIA previously Daily Nation

  • President Uhuru Kenyatta is in the US to attend the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 73) after taking a low departure from Nairobi on Friday night.

    Unlike in the past, the President will not meet Kenyans in the diaspora for the second time has visited the US over a period of one month.

    While the Kenyan diaspora are angling for a session with Kenyatta, the Kenyan Embassy in the US through ambassador Robinson Njeru Githae dismissed any likelihood of having such a meeting.

    Githae told Daily Nation that neither did the embassy nor the ministry of foreign affairs have plans to have the diaspora secure a one-on-one session with the president.

    “As far as I know, there are no such plans but the President will be attending so many meetings with heads of states and development partners while in New York,” held ambassador Githae.

    He indicated that with the current schedule, Uhuru shall have little time away from the official meetings and as such shall not meet the Kenyans who were keen to face him on the current state of the economy back at home.

    Uhuru left the country on Friday night, hours after he signed into law, the Finance Bill, 2018. The law introduces taxes in a bid to raise about Sh360 billion was met with opposition from various quarters of the political divide.

    Head of State is expected to address the UN General assembly while in New York

    He will thereafter engage in bilateral talks with various leaders and promote investments in line with the Big Four agenda.

    State House Digital strategist Dennis Itumbi intimated to The Star that Uhuru will take the opportunity to champion for the Blue Economy Conference set to be held at the KICC in November this year.



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