United States president Joe Beiden is to host Uhuru Kentatta of Kenya on Tuesday next week according to the White House press secretary Jen Psaki.
The meeting will be held in White House in Washington where the two will discuss issues around bilateral ties among other range of subjects including financial transparency, security and human rights
“The leaders will discuss the strong US-Kenyan bilateral relationship and the need to bring transparency and accountability to domestic and international financial systems,” she said in a statement.
“They will also discuss efforts to defend democracy and human rights, advance peace and security, accelerate economic growth, and tackle climate change.” She added.
Early this year, President Uhuru Kenyatta spoke with US President Joe Biden by phone for the first time since the American leader took office according to white house.
In a statement from the White House, Biden applauded “Kenya’s leadership in the Horn of Africa and commitment to counter-terrorism, economic growth, addressing climate change, and sustainable development.”
The statement also stated that the leaders also discussed the deteriorating humanitarian and human rights crises in Ethiopia’s Tigray region and the need to prevent further loss of life and ensure humanitarian access.
This meeting will be the first time for Biden to host an African President ever since he came to power in January this year though for President Uhuru Kenyatta would have met the third different US President at the White House in his nine years in office.