Details have emerged of United States of America president-elect Joe Biden’s first phone call to President Uhuru Kenyatta since clinching the coveted seat in the world.
Biden made the call to president Kenyatta who congratulated him on his recent win against the incumbent and Republican candidate Donald Trump.
“The president-elect offered his gratitude for President Kenyatta’s congratulations and expressed his appreciation for the strong and lasting ties between our two countries,” Biden’s office said.
In the call, Biden talked of renewing and strengthening the Kenyan-US ties in partnership, and the issues of climate change threat during his administration.
He also touched on the plight of refugees, regional security, and stability as the region is always prone to the terrorism threat.
This comes just weeks after President Uhuru Kenyatta sent a congratulatory message to the President-elect on his massive win after the hotly contested elections.
In his message, Kenyatta wished them the very best in their emphatic win as they prepare to lead the Americans into prosperity.
He added that Joe is a friend of the country who means good owing to his pivotal role in the building and strengthening of the existing ties between the country and the US.
“On behalf of the People and the Government of the Republic of Kenya, I congratulate President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris for their emphatic win and wish them all the best as they prepare to lead the United States of America into a future of prosperity,” the President said. “President-Elect Joe Biden is a friend of our country who has visited us in the past and helped in strengthening the strong ties that exist between us and the United States of America,” he added.