The National Assembly proceeded on a short recess at the rise of the House on Thursday, 5th July, 2018, pursuant to the provisions of Standing Order 28(3) relating to Calendar of the Assembly. The regular sittings will resume on Tuesday, 24th July, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. The two (2) weeks recess falls within the Second Part of the Second Session of the Twelfth Parliament.
The National Assembly is set to resume sittings on Tuesday next week, after a month’s hiatus, with the Consideration of the 2018/2019 Budget, forming the top of the House agenda. The House is expected to have its tray full with the debate on the State of the Nation Address, which took place just before the House went on recess, set to kick-start the plenary proceedings as provided for by the Standing Orders.
The 16th Annual Kenya National Prayer Breakfast took place today at Safari Park Hotel Nairobi. The Event themed National Reconciliation was co-hosted by the Speaker of the National Assembly the Hon. Justin Muturi, EGH, MP and the Speaker of the Senate, Rt. Hon. Kenneth Lusaka EGH, and MP. The Event was graced by the President of the Republic of Kenya His Excellency, Uhuru Kenyatta CGH, the President of the Republic of Somali, His Excellency, Mohamed Abdullah Mohamed, the Deputy President His Excellency, William Ruto, EGH, and the Chief Justice Hon. David Maraga.
Parliamentary Delegation from Australia led by Hon. Andrew Broad, MP, pays visit to the National Assembly Speaker
A Parliamentary Delegation from Australia led by Hon. Andrew Broad, MP, accompanied by fellow legislators Hon. Luke Hartsuyker, MP; Hon. Tim Watts, MP and Hon. Graham Perrett, MP paid a visit to the National Assembly Speaker. The delegation was also accompanied by the Australian High Commissioner to Kenya H.E. Madam Alison Chartres.
The Parliament of Kenya will be hosting the 15th Regional Meeting of the African, Caribbean & Pacific-European Union (ACP-EU) Joint Parliamentary Assembly (East Africa Region) in Nairobi from April 11 to 13, 2018. The meeting will convene approximately one hundred (100) Members of Parliament, drawn from fifteen East African countries within the greater African, Caribbean & Pacific Group of States, as well as the European Union (EU) Member States.
Deputy Speaker Commends Congressional Governance Institutes for helping Develop Capacity for Members and Staff of Parliament
The Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Hon. Moses Cheboi, has lauded the House Democracy Partnership (HDP), the International Republican Institute (IRI) and the National Democratic Institute (NDI) for their continued collaboration with the National Assembly, which has seen them develop capacity for Members of the National Assembly and staff, indefatigably, over the years.