President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday held a meeting with the U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to discuss investment, security and President Barack Obama’s upcoming visit to Kenya.
First on the agenda during the meeting at State House, Nairobi, was the ease of doing business in Kenya and the opportunities for American firms. Secretary Kerry sought to know how business friendly the Kenyan economy is and areas where US companies can invest in. President Kenyatta said Kenya was a gateway to Africa and the ninth largest economy on the continent. He said Kenya is ranked high in terms of having the best business environment and recent international rankings have reinforced the country’s position as a favourite destination for foreign investors. President Kenyatta said his Government wants to see more U.S. companies investing in Kenya especially in the areas of ICT and innovation, energy, infrastructure and healthcare.investment-with-kerry”
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