President William Ruto of Kenya held talks with World Bank President Ajay Banga on the sidelines of the ongoing United Nations General Assembly in New York on September 19, 2023.
During the talks, the two leaders discussed a number of issues, including the World Bank’s support for Kenya’s development agenda, climate change, and food security.
President Ruto thanked the World Bank for its continued support to Kenya, and highlighted the government’s commitment to working closely with the bank to achieve its development goals. He also expressed his appreciation for the bank’s support for Kenya’s climate change agenda, and called for more collaboration in this area.
President Banga reaffirmed the World Bank’s commitment to supporting Kenya’s development agenda, and said that the bank is ready to work with the government to address the challenges of climate change and food security. He also praised President Ruto’s leadership, and said that he is confident that Kenya will achieve its development goals under his leadership.
The talks between President Ruto and President Banga are a sign of the strong relationship between Kenya and the World Bank. The bank is one of Kenya’s biggest development partners, and provides support for a wide range of projects in the country. The talks are also a sign of the government’s commitment to working with the bank to achieve its development goals.