In the Sunday runoff election, President Macron, 44, defeated his opponent Marie Le Pen with nearly 58 percent of the vote.
President Kenyatta congratulated his French counterpart on a comfortable victory, describing it as “an expression of the people of France’s faith in his administration of the European country.”
“Congratulations on your re-election for a second term, Your Excellency and Dear Brother. Your victory demonstrates the great level of trust that your countrymen and women have in you as a leader “President Kenyatta penned a letter.
He reassured President Macron that Kenya is committed to continuing to collaborate with France for the greater benefit.President Kenyatta wrote, “As you begin your second term in office, I wish you good health and success as you lead your dear country to new heights of wealth.”
With a growing portfolio of bilateral support in critical areas such as infrastructure, trade, agriculture, and health, France is one of Kenya’s most important development partners.
The development of the 233-kilometer Rironi-Mai Mahiu-Mau Summit dual carriageway, Africa’s largest Private Public Partnership (PPP) road project, is being funded by the French private sector.