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The Speaker Senate meets UNDP Resident Representative, Siddharth (Sid) Chatterjee

The Speaker of the Senate, Sen Kenneth Lusaka held a consultative meeting with UNDP Resident Representative, Siddharth (Sid) Chatterjee who called on him in his Parliament Buildings Office.

The talks centred on a proposed model by the UNDP for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) partly through the employment of an “army of Community Health Workers”.

Speaker Lusaka assured Sid of the Senate’s commitment and support to the realization of UHC.

Speaker Lusaka: Government Committed to Root out Corruption

The Speaker of Senate, Sen Kenneth Lusaka today presented a paper on efforts by the Kenyan Government toward combating corruption. He was speaking at the 7th Session of the Conference of State Parties to the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) in Vienna, Austria.

PUBLIC HEARINGS AND RECEIPT OF MEMORANDA

The Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, National Assembly Bills No. 39 of 2017

The Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, National Assembly Bills No. 39 of 2017 was read a First Time on Wednesday, 11th October, 2017 and committed to the Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Election Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2017 for consideration pursuant to standing order 134 of the Senate Standing Orders.

Speaker Lusaka Assures Women Senators of Support

The Speaker of Senate, Sen Kenneth Lusaka today held a meeting with China’s Ambassador to Kenya, H. E. Dr. Liu Xianfa. The Chinese Ambassador had paid a courtesy call to the Speaker at Parliament Buildings and expressed his country’s desire to continue working with the Senate. The Speaker noted that Kenya and China enjoyed a cordial relationship citing the bilateral relationship between the two countries.