The Speaker of the National Assembly Hon. Justin Muturi has congratulated former Members of Parliament for coming together and forming an association to cater for their general welfare.
The Post-Election Seminar entered day two, with emphasis being placed on the need for both Houses of Parliament, as well as the two sides of the political divide; the majority and the minority, to work together for the common good of the Kenyan people.
The Post-Election Seminar kicked off this morning at the Pride Inn Paradise Hotel in Mombasa, with calls on Members to nurture parliamentary democracy as well as entrench themselves as the vanguards of the welfare of the people, in between elections.
The National Assembly in conjunction with the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, (CPA) will be holding a three (3) day Post Election Seminar for the Members of the National Assembly under the theme “Sharing our experiences to enhance good governance and continually safeguard the welfare of the nation”. This seminar which is the 2nd of its kind since the promulgation of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, is expected to provide a platform for Members to deal and interact with matters of parliamentary practice and procedure which they might not otherwise have been d
The National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi has challenged House Committee chairs to offer transformational leadership, and to develop a good grasp of their mandates and that of the Committees that they lead.
While noting that it is normal for Committee members not to agree on all matters, he implored upon the Chairs to resolve any conflicts that might arise, and to embrace consensus when their respective committees are making recommendations to the House on any matter.
THE HANSARD ASSOCIATION OF KENYA CONFERENCE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
The Hansard Association of Kenya wishes to thank the following for their continued support towards the realization of the dream which was conceived early in 2014; namely,
1. The Senate Board of Management (SBoM) headed by the Clerk of the Senate and Secretary to the Parliamentary Service Commission (PSC); Mr. Jeremiah Nyegenye, CBS, for their continued support to Hansard staff working in Kenyan legislatures.
2. The Hansard Editor of the Senate, Ms. Gladys Ndeda