President Uhuru Kenyatta begun his tour to US meeting business and corporate leaders at a dinner hosted by the Kenya Airways ahead of its inaugural direct flights between Nairobi and New York on 28 October.
President Kenyatta who is in New York for the 2018 Annual United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) lauded the Kenya Airways and its partners for working together towards achieving what he called as a noble idea of having direct flights between Kenya and the US.
“On behalf of Kenyan people I thank the United States Government for working closely with us to make this realization,” said President Kenyatta during the dinner at Rockefeller Plaza in the high-end part of the New York, which is renowned for its imposing skyscrapers.
The top travel operators and investors attending the dinner were urged to seek partnerships to accelerate American investments in Kenya where the KQ direct flights open new frontiers in enhancing tourism, trade and investment opportunities.Read more
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