ATTENDED THE LAUNCH OF ICT HUBS IN MERU
Attended the official opening ceremony of Mitunguu Technical Training Institute and the inauguration of the ICT Lab in South Imenti Sub County, alongside His Excellency President William Samoei Ruto and Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua. Subsequently, I accompanied His Excellency the President and H.E the Deputy President to the official opening of Mukiria Technical Training Institute in Central Imenti Sub County and the launch of its Digital Hub.
Other leaders in attendance included CS Mithika Linturi; CS Moses Kuria; CS Education Ezekiel Machogu; PS ICT Eng. John Tanui; PS TVET Esther Mwiria; Kawira Mwangaza, Governor Meru County; Majority Leader Kimani Ichung’wah; Kathuri Murungi, Senator Meru County; John Paul Mwirigi MP Igembe South; Mpuru Aburi, MP Tigania East; Dorothy Muthoni Nominated MP; Moses Kirima MP Central Imenti; Rahim Dawood MP Imenti North; Dr. Mwiti Shadrack MP South Imenti; Rindikiri Mugambi MP Buuri and Amb. Francis Muthaura.
KENYA AND ESTONIA STRENGTHEN TIES FOR DIGITAL COLLABORATION
Engaged in discussions with Estonian Ambassador, Daniel Erik Schaer, the first Estonian Ambassador to Kenya. This is a significant step towards fostering stronger digital ties between Kenya and Estonia. Our deliberations centered on harnessing Estonia’s exemplary practices in digitalization, that have positioned it as a global best-case scenario for benchmarking. Through mutual learning and exploring potential areas of cooperation, both countries aim to fortify their digital foundations, contributing to global innovation and effective digital governance.
ATTENDED CABINET COMMITTEE MEETING
Pleased to have attended, earlier today, a Cabinet Committee Meeting, chaired by H.E. the Deputy President, Hon Rigathi Gachagua, EGH, at the Deputy President’s Residence in Karen, Nairobi.
Pleased to attend bilateral talks between H. E. the President, Dr. William Samoei Ruto, PhD, CGH, with H. E. Klaus Werner Iohannis, President of Romania. Later, I accompanied the visiting Head of State to the Mausoleum of Kenya’s first President Jomo Kenyatta at Parliament Buildings, as his Escort of Honour.
Pleased to receive Romanian President, H.E Klaus Werner Iohannis, as his Escort of Honour, on behalf of his host, H.E. the President, Dr. William Samoei Ruto, PhD, CGH.
Joined H.E. the President, Dr. William Samoei Ruto, PhD, CGH, for a Sunday church service at Uriri TTI, followed by launching of a Digital Lab at the same institution and finally a meeting with farmers at the SONY Sugar Guest House in Migori County.
Joined H.E the President, Dr. William Samoei Ruto, PhD, CGH, on a visit to Victory Fish Farms at Sindo, on the shores of Lake Victoria then, later, for the commissioning of Homabay Pier. The Blue Economy is at the heart of our Bottom Up Economic Transformation Agenda (BETA) for this region.
Joined H. E. the President, Dr. William Ruto, PhD, CGH, for the commissioning of upgrading of Mfangano Ring Road to Bitumen standards. The ring road will open up the Island for entrepreneurship and trade.
Set in motion the preparatory process for CONNECTED AFRICA 2024 SUMMIT, at a meeting with industry leaders, and digital tech thought leaders. CONNECTED AFRICA takes over from CONNECTED KENYA, as a much bigger continental forum for Africa, to be hosted here in Kenya.
Pleased to preside over the official opening ceremony of the Second East African Communications Organization (EACO) Posts And Logistics (EPLF) Forum, this morning, in Mombasa.
Pleased to receive Chadian President H.E Mahamat Idriss Déby Itno, as his Escort of Honour, on behalf of his host, H.E. the President, Dr. William Samoei Ruto, PhD, CGH. The Chadian President arrived in the Country for the African Climate Summit.
As Escort of Honour, accompanied Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary, Dr. Alfred Mutua, to JKIA, to receive Singaporean Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong, who was on an official visit to Kenya.
Together with other Cabinet Secretaries, attended a full Cabinet meeting, chaired by H.E. the President, Dr. William S. Ruto, PhD, CGH, at State House, Nairobi.
Joined His Excellency the President, Dr. William Samoei Ruto, PhD, CGH, for a meeting with International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Secretary General Doreen Bogdan-Martin. The ITU Secretary General was in Nairobi on an official visit.
Gave a keynote address at a special reception at the British High Commissioner’s Residence, to celebrate the creation of 150,000 jobs for Kenyan youth, by the friendly Government and people of the United Kingdom, through the Kenya Catalytic Jobs Fund.
Attended a full Cabinet meeting at State House, Nairobi, chaired by H.E the President, Dr. William Ruto, PhD, CGH.
Courtesy visit to Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Moses Masika Wetang’ula, EGH, in his office in Parliament Buildings.
Breakfast meeting with Gor Mahia FC officials and players.
Courtesy visit to the Governor of Kisumu County, Hon. Prof. Anyang Nyong’o.
Hosted by St. Mary’s School, Yala, Old Boys Association (YOBA) for a thanksgiving dinner.
Discussion with Homabay County Women Rep, Joyce Osogo Bensoudah on how to leverage on Technological innovations and Digital Entrepreneurship for purposes of Women Empowerment.
Officially opened the Vertical EdTech Summit in Nairobi.
Consultative meeting with CEOs of Mobile Network Providers (MNOs).