U.S. Under Secretary for International Trade Gil Kaplan will lead a 60 person delegation consisting of the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa, senior U.S. government officials and business executives to Kenya for trade engagements from June 27 to 30, 2018.
The visit will strengthen US-Kenya trade relations. The delegation will take part in a major business conference focused on the Big Four that will include the signing of several business deals. The following opportunity for the press to cover portions of the visit to Nairobi is provided for planning purposes only and is not for publication:
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
1100hrs to 1400hrs: Kenya Airways luncheon with the delegation and Kenya’s Cabinet Secretaries for Transport, Tourism, and Industry and Trade at Kenya Airways Headquarters in Embakasi.
Thursday, June 28, 2018
0900hrs to 1100hrs: President Uhuru Kenyatta to give keynote address at the American Chamber of Commerce Economic Summit on “The Big Four Agenda: Market-led economic transformation” at the UN complex in Gigiri.
Deals signed between private and government sectors.
1830hrs to 2030hrs: Welcome reception for the delegation and members of premier business associations in Kenya at the U.S. Ambassador’s residence in Muthaiga.
Friday, June 29, 2018
0930hrs to 1000hrs: Under Secretary Kaplan to witness the deal signing between Varian Medical Systems and Kenyan firms at Hotel Kempinski.
1130hrs to 1230hrs: Under Secretary Kaplan to visit Dow water treatment facility in Thika for ribbon cutting.