U.S.-Kenya Bilateral Strategic Dialogue Reception
On Monday, April 24, 2023 Corporate Council on Africa, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Department of State hosted a reception to commemorate the third Bilateral Strategic Dialogue between the United States and Kenya. Hosted by the Department of State, the U.S.-Kenya Bilateral Strategic Dialogue was inaugurated in 2018 and is based on five pillars: economic prosperity, economic prosperity, defense cooperation, democracy and civilian security, multilateral and regional issues; and public health.
The U.S.-Kenya Strategic Partnership is grounded in mutual cooperation, respect, and a common vision for sustainable development. The reception hosted a number of U.S. Government officials such as Ambassador Margaret Whitman, U.S. Ambassador to Kenya and Honorable Arun Venkataraman, Assistant Secretary for Global Markets and Director General of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service, U.S. Department of Commerce. Kicking off the reception, Scott Eisner, President, U.S.-Africa Business Center, U.S. Chamber of Commerce delivered remarks on the importance of U.S. industry supporting the bilateral strategic partnership between the U.S. and Kenya and acknowledged the special guests, VIPs and sponsoring partners.
Amb. Whitman celebrated the occasion of the Bilateral Strategic Dialogue and communicated the value of the U.S.-Kenya partnership, followed by Assistant Secretary Venkataraman who spoke to the role of the private sector in achieving our shared values and creating economic prosperity.
On behalf of the Kenyan government, Hon. Moses Kuria, Cabinet Secretary for Investments, Trade and Industry, delivered remarks on the strength of the U.S.-Kenya strategic relationship and thanked the U.S. government for their continued support.
Special thanks to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for the photography.