4 Ways US Will Help Uhuru Succeed - Duale Explains

  • National Assembly Majority leader Aden Duale on Friday explained how the US Government will collaborate with Kenya to accomplish some of President Uhuru Kenyatta's major projects.

    The Garissa Town Member of Parliament held a consultative meeting with Ambassador Robert Godec where they discussed how they would work together to enhance development in the country.

    "We discussed the four key legacy projects of President Kenyatta on universal health care, five hundred thousand housing units, manufacturing, food security and how the United States can share technical expertise to these projects," Mr Duale stated.

    He further stated that the US Government had interest in having certain bills in Parliament fast-tracked.

    [caption caption="Majority Leader Aden Duale meeting with Amb Bob Godec on Friday"][/caption]

    "We also talked about the 12th Parliament legislative agenda and fast-tracking of key economic bills (energy bill, Petroleum exploration, cybercrime, gender equity bill etc).

    "These bills are geared to accelerate private sector growth and his government has interest in them," he explained.

    The Majority leader added that the National Assembly would work with the American Congress to enhance capacity building.

    "...how the United States can help our legislature in capacity building through collaboration between their Legislature (Congress) and the National Assembly," he conveyed.

    Mr Duale further stated that he would collaborate with the Minority leadership to ensure the independence of various institutions.  

    "The Majority and Minority leadership can work closely in making the necessary laws to support independent institutions and devolution," the Legislator stated.

    [caption caption="Majority Leader Aden Duale meeting with Amb Bob Godec on Friday"][/caption]