Itinerary of President Uhuru's Meeting With US President Donald Trump

  • President Uhuru Kenyatta is touring the United States where he is expected to be hosted by his US counterpart Donald Trump at White House.

    Uhuru left Nairobi on Friday en route to Washington DC for his second official White House visit and the first since President Trump assumed office.

    According to the itinerary published on Fact Base on President Trump's Public Schedule, President Uhuru and the First Lady Margaret Kenyatta are scheduled to arrive at the White House on Monday 8:45 pm East African Time (EAT).

    President Uhuru and Margaret will be welcomed at the South Portico by President Trump and the First Lady of the United States Melania Trump.

    The Heads of States and their spouses will then proceed to a bilateral meeting at 8:55 pm (EAT) at the Oval Office - the working office space of the President of the United States located in the West Wing of the White House.

    At 9:15 pm, the President Uhuru will hold an expanded bilateral meeting with the President of the United States at the Cabinet Room.

    Uhuru and the First lady will then depart from the White House at the West Wing Lobby at 10:00 pm (EAT) where they will be seen off by Trump and Melania.

    The itinerary indicates that there will be press coverage and brief photo opportunity at the White House during the arrival and the Oval House meeting.

    However, the Cabinet Room meeting will be a closed session and Uhuru's departure at the West Wing Lobby will not be open to members of the press.

    The White House visit is expected to last an estimated one hour and 55 minutes during which the two leaders will consult on several matters including trade relations and security matters.

    State House Spokesperson Kanze Dena indicated that on the sidelines of the visit, President Uhuru is expected to hold meetings with business leaders in the US to lobby out for Kenya as a suitable investment destination.