President Kenyatta urges EALA MP's to champion Kenya's interests
President Uhuru Kenyatta met Kenyaâs representatives to the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) on Monday and urged them to champion the countryâs interests as they work to accelerate regional integration.
The President told the EALA MPs to forge a united front that will guarantee their success in promoting Kenyaâs interests at the regional Parliament.
âExpress yourselves as a united Kenya team as you represent Kenyaâs interests,â said President Kenyatta at the meeting at State House, Nairobi.
President Kenyatta asked the regional MPs to ensure local political differences do not interfere with their performance while they serve in the Tanzania based assembly.
He assured the EALA MPs that he will work closel y with them and will be holding quarterly meetings with them to ensure their tour of duty at the regional Parliament yields desired outcomes for the benefit of Kenyans as well as all residents of East Africa.
The Head of State affirmed his support for greater integration, saying it will benefit the whole region.Also Read President Kenyatta joins ANC leaders, members for birthday
He said Kenyaâs commitment to the EAC and regional integration will run hand in hand with the promotion of the nationâs own interest.
The EALA MPs included Simon Mbugua, Kennedy Kalonzo, Fatuma Ibrahim, Wanjiku Muhia, Nooru Adan, Florence Jematiah, Mpuru Apuri and Abdikadir Omar Aden.
The meeting was also attended by Majority Leader Aden Duale and Cabinet Secretary Phyllis Kandie.
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