Kenya: DP Ruto meets Nebraska governor during US tour
Nairobi – Vice President William Ruto and his entourage met with Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts on Tuesday as part of their series of scheduled engagements.
DP and his team discussed issues of mutual interest between Kenya and the United States with Governor Ricketts, particularly in the agricultural sector.
He met with the Governor along with his wife Racheal Ruto, Amani National Congress (ANC) party leader Musalia Mudavadi, Turkana Governor Josephat Nanok, Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika, Kandara MP Esther Wahome and by economist David Ndii.
“The state of Nebraska is home to the most innovative agriculture and livestock sectors in the United States. This presents significant opportunities for knowledge, partnership, and technology transfer for Kenya. The state is also a potential market for Kenyan tea and coffee,” Ruto tweeted. Account.
The vice president left the country on Sunday morning for a 12-day tour of the United States and the United Kingdom where he will also meet Kenyans in the diaspora.
In Washington, the vice-president must meet, among others, officials from the State Department and the Pentagon as well as the adviser to the National Security Council of the American government.
In London, Ruto will meet senior British government officials, visit the National Counter Terrorism Center and speak at the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Royal Institute of International Affairs.
He will also engage the Kenyan diaspora in the UK and pay a courtesy visit to the Archbishop of Canterbury, His Grace Justin Welby.