President Uhuru Kenyatta has left Kenya for the USA.
In an earlier statement to newsrooms, the Presidency Spokesperson Manoah Esipisu, said the President willÂ attend the 2015 Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles.
His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta will this evening start a one-week official visit to the United States of America.
During the visit, President Kenyatta will attend the 2015 Milken Institute Global Conference in Los Angeles. The Milken Institute is non-profit, economic think tank whose scholars publish research papers and conduct annual conferences on global and regional economies, human capital, demographics and capital markets.
This yearâ€™s Conference â€“ which will run from April 26 to 29 â€“ brings together intellectuals and world leaders to explore solutions to challenges in financial markets, industry, health, government and education. The Conference aspires to increase global empowerment by advancing collaborative solutions in capital, creation of employment and improved health through independent, data-driven research and innovative policy initiatives.
At the conference, the President will also highlight Kenyaâ€™s position as one of the fastest growing economies and an attractive foreign investment destination. Increased partnerships and foreign investment are some of the key areas of interest to Kenya. The Conference is expected to provide platform for networking and strengthen ties in various areas of cooperation.
During the Conference and the sideline meetings, Kenya will seek to attract private investment in the countryâ€™s booming infrastructure sector including: Telecommunication, energy, transport and other related infrastructure development areas.
The President will meet a host of leading American investors to discuss investment opportunities in Kenya.