According to President William Ruto, as part of a bigger initiative to address the food deficit in Kenya and the rest of East Africa, the Ukrainian government intends to establish a grain hub in Mombasa.
On the fringes of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Tuesday, the president met Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and restated his support for a peaceful resolution to the Russian-Ukraine conflict.
“In New York, United States held talks with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy who committed to establishing a grain hub in the Port of Mombasa to address food shortage in East Africa,” Ruto stated on Tuesday.
On Tuesday, President Ruto also had meetings with Ajay Banga, the head of the World Bank.
The head of state met with a number of world leaders on Monday, including Presidents Vjosa Osmani of Kosovo, Zuzana Caputova of Slovakia, Vice President Muhammad Jallow of the Gambia, and Prime Ministers Mette Frederiksen and Ulf Kristersson of Denmark and Sweden, respectively.