US First Lady Jill Biden was received at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport by her Kenyan counterpart, First Lady Rachel Ruto She is on a tour of Africa that has seen her visit Namibia before coming to Kenya for the next three days This is Jill’s first visit to the country as the First Lady of the United States(FLOTUS), with the last being when her husband was the Vice President PAY ATTENTION: Help us change more lives, join TUKO.co.ke’s Patreon programme. US First Lady Jill Biden has arrived in Kenya to start her three-day visit to the country after visiting Namibia. Jill Biden and Rachel Ruto share a moment. Photo: Jill Biden. Source: Twitter The visit to Kenya is a follow-up to the US-Africa Leaders’ Summit held in December 2022 at the White House. 196.4K Red Light Green Light Squid Game With Parrot! #shorts Jill was received by her Kenyan counterpart, First Lady Rachel Ruto, at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. She was welcomed by Kenyan traditional who danced and sang to various songs of praise as she disembarked from the Executive One Foxtrot, a military plane. READ ALSO Photos of Little Known Siaya Hotel Where Uhuru Kenyatta Stayed during George Magoha’s Burial PAY ATTENTION: Don’t miss trending Kenyan news. Follow TUKO.co.ke on Twitter! This is Jill’s first visit to the country as the First Lady of the United States(FLOTUS). Expected to strengthen the US-Africa partnership The White House had reported that Jill’s trip to Kenya, Namibia would strengthen the United States’ partnerships on the African continent. According to the statement, she would focus on empowering the youth and women alongside addressing the food situation in Africa. “Dr Biden’s engagements will focus on the empowerment of women and youth, efforts to address food insecurity, and promoting our shared democratic values,” read the dispatch. She is expected to discuss the response to drought, which has so far affected more than half of the counties in the country. William Ruto, Rachel meet Joe Biden Earlier, President William Ruto was among the world leaders who graced the reception hosted by US president Joe Biden. READ ALSO Supreme Court Rules LGBTQ Members Have Right to Form NGO Organisation in Kenya While meeting Biden, Ruto emphasised the need for Kenya to continue expanding its strategic partnership with the US to advance peace and prosperity in Africa. Their photo would not go unnoticed as Kenyans admired the president’s new milestone after years of perceived state persecution by his predecessor and boss. Prior to Biden’s reception, the Kenyan president had met with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, with whom he held talks bordering on the relations between the nation and Nairobi.