Readout of the U.S. Presidential Delegation’s Meeting with Kenyan President Ruto

September 13, 2022

United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai, as the head of a Presidential Delegation to the inauguration of President William Samoei Arap Ruto, congratulated the President on his inauguration and noted the administration’s support for shared global and regional priorities, including enhancing two-way trade and investment and promoting sustainable and inclusive economic growth.  Ambassador Tai expressed the United States’ appreciation and support for Kenya’s leadership on regional peace and security challenges. 


Members of Delegation

The Honorable Meg Whitman

United States Ambassador to the Republic of Kenya


The Honorable Colin Allred

United States Representative (D), Texas


The Honorable Mary Catherine Phee

Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs

U.S. Department of State


Dr. Monde Muyangwa,

Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Africa

U.S. Agency for International Development