President William Samoei Ruto has emphasized the importance of robust bilateral relations for Kenya’s developmental goals.
During the reception of credentials from 11 ambassadors and high commissioners at State House Nairobi, President Ruto underscored the necessity of fostering strong ties with various nations to unlock untapped opportunities and expand trade and investment prospects.
“Our progress is not a standalone effort; we need friends, partners, and investors to accelerate the achievement of our development goals. Bilateral relations facilitate cooperation and partnerships with other nations, leading to opportunities for economic and social development,” he stated.
“Strong bilateral relations allow us to find new markets, increase trade and forge new bonds between Kenya and other countries.”
President Ruto highlighted that strong bilateral relations enable the exploration of new markets, an increase in trade, and the establishment of new bonds between Kenya and other countries.
The ambassadors and high commissioners, including representatives from Pakistan, Qatar, Tanzania, Oman, Somalia, Iran, and Australia, presented their credentials.
Non-resident ambassadors from Kazakhstan, Estonia, El Salvador, and Suriname also affirmed their commitment to building strong ties with Kenya for the mutual benefit of their respective nations.
They identified key areas of cooperation such as trade, investment, the blue economy, and digital transformation, emphasizing their dedication to fostering positive and mutually beneficial relationships.