President Ruto who is attending the UNGA conference at the UN headquarters in New York City is expected to deliver his maiden speech tonight, at 9:00 Pm EAT.
Ruto, who has been out of the country on Sunday morning for international affairs, will today for the first time in his term in the office of the president, make a speech in the United National General Assembly in New York, to represent Kenya as a UN member state.
Ruto’s Director of Communications, Hussein Mohamed reported that the President will make his inaugural address at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Wednesday at 9.00 PM EAT to deliver Kenya’s national statement.
In his first address to the United Nations, Ruto will seek to advance Kenya’s Foreign Policy in the multilateral system, including promoting contribution in the quest for the realization of Sustainable Development Goals and global leadership in emerging issues such as climate change.
On the other hand, the President is expected to air Kenya’s quest to harness relations with the United States of America guided by the 5 pillars of bilateral strategic dialogue partnership.
the President left Kenya on Sunday morning to attend Queen Elizabeth’s funeral on Monday, September 19, in Westminster, United Kingdom, before heading to the United States for the UNGA conference.
He was accompanied by his wife Rachel Ruto and close allies Senator Kipchumba Murkomen, MP Ndindi Nyoro, Chief Administrative Secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ababu Namwamba, among others.
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In the United States, the President is also expected to hold talks with senior representatives of the American businesses to advocate for increased trade and investment between the two countries.