Deputy President William Ruto is expected to visit the United States and United Kingdom in a 10-day tour that will start over the weekend.
According to a statement by Head of International Relations at the WSR Campaign Secretariat Ababu Namwamba, one of the agendas of the visit is to share his thoughts on foreign policy, democracy, and governance, as well as expound on his economic vision for Kenya and Africa.
“Ruto is honoring invites by senior government officials and top policy institutes in Washington DC and London.
“In Washington DC the Deputy President is scheduled to meet, among others, officials of the State Department and the Pentagon as well as the US Government National Security Council (NSC) advisor,” read part of the statement.
The deputy president will also speak at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and at the University of Arizona’s Washington Entrepreneurship Hub.
Dr Ruto’s US trip will conclude with a meeting with Kenyans in the diaspora before heading to the UK.
“In London, Dr Ruto will meet senior UK Government officials, visit the National Counter-Terrorism Center and speak at both the Commonwealth Secretariat and the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House).