Kenya and the Republic of Serbia have today marked a new chapter in the history of their Parliamentary Diplomacy, by signing a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at strengthening their bilateral cooperation between the two Legislatures.
Parliament has resumed this afternoon with both Houses sitting after the long recess that started on December 6, 2018. Both Houses had only one agenda on the Order paper. In the National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale moved a motion seeking to add seven new members into the House Business Committee that is charged with formulating business for the House. He was seconded by Minority Leader John Mbadi. The seven are in addition to those designated as members of the committee by virtue of their leadership positions in the House.
Strengthen Political Party Systems to encourage Citizen Participation in Governance- Urges Speaker Muturi
The Speaker of the National Assembly has urged political parties to strengthen their systems to as to encourage the participation of the citizenry in governance.
The Executive Director, World Food Program (WFP), Governor David Beasley, has urged legislators in African countries to enact critical legislative policies and encourage their citizenty to embrace modern agricultural technology in order to enhance food security in the Continent.
The Speaker of the National Assembly has hailed outgoing US Ambassador Robert Godec for his role in fostering closer ties between Kenya and the US, during his 6-year tour of duty.