President chairs a meeting on the regeneration of Nairobi

Posted by Public Communications Team
on 8 November 2017
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Nairobi 8th 2017 (PSCU)


President Uhuru Kenyatta Wednesday, 8th Nov 2017 chaired a meeting on the regeneration of Nairobi at his Harambee office.

The programme between the National Government and the County of Nairobi, and will cost billions of shillings,  focuses on key economic and social sectors. It is expected to significantly improve the livelihoods of Nairobi residents.

Governor Mike Sonko who was accompanied by his deputy Polycarp Igathe and nominee for County Secretary Peter Kariuki led the Nairobi team.

The meeting agreed that in the next four weeks all relevant state departments and City-County departments realign their procurement plans to ensure relevant allocations are available for the implementation of the programme.

Deputy Governor Polycarp Igathe and Tourism Cabinet Secretary Najib Balala co-chair of the technical committee of the special task force on Nairobi.

The programme focuses on Housing and Settlement, Infrastructure and Transport, Energy, Water Resources, Environment and Solid Waste, Youth, Women and persons with Disability.

Other sectors are Land, Information and Communication Technology.

Cabinet Secretaries Henry Rotich (Treasury), James Macharia (Transport and Infrastructure), Eugene Wamalwa (Water and Irrigation), Cleopa Mailu (Health) and Jacob Kaimenyi (Lands, Housing, and Urban development) attended the meeting among others.