Nairobi, June 28 – In a visible expression of support for President Kenyatta’s Big Four initiative, the U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Gil Kaplan led a delegation of 60 U.S. business executives and senior government officials who participated in the American Chamber of Commerce’s Big Four Summit.
President Kenyatta presided over the Summit’s deal signing ceremony, which focused on multiple deals and agreements valued at nearly 10 billion shillings with the Kenyan private sector and government.
U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Robert F. Godec said, “There is huge potential for Kenyan and American companies to build on each other’s strengths and markets, and to create shared successes — in the Big Four and beyond. Together, we will build greater prosperity for both Kenyans and Americans.”
The U.S. delegation to Kenya included senior U.S. Government officials and executives from major American companies in the infrastructure, energy, construction, transportation, logistics, technology, healthcare, finance, banking, and chemicals sectors.