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In accordance with Article 201(a) of the Constitution which requires openness, accountability and public participation in financial matters, the National Treasury, through a Public Notice published in My GOV on 20th November, 27th November and 4th December, 2018, invited institutions, the private sector, non-governmental organizations and individuals to submit proposals on economic policy measures including taxation proposals for consideration by the Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury and Planning in preparing the National Fiscal Budget for the Financial Year 2019/2020.

 

 

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The National Treasury has organized to hold public hearings on the
Sector Budget Proposals for the Financial Year 2019/20 and the Medium
Term from 4th to 6th December 2018, at the Kenyatta International
Convention Centre (KICC), Amphitheater Hall.

 

The forum is intended to provide feedback on the Sector Budget Proposals
in line with Article 201(a) of the Constitution which states that, “there
shall be openness and accountability, including public participation
in financial matters” as a requirement of the principles of Public Finance
Management.

 

The stakeholders are encouraged to download the Sector Budget Proposals
from the National Treasury’s website (www.treasury.go.ke).

 

This advert is an invitation to the members of public to participate in the
public hearing.

 

DR. KAMAU THUGGE, CBS
PRINCIPAL SECRETARY/ THE NATIONAL TREASURY

 

 

Nairobi, November 7, 2018

 

 

 

 

Principal Secretary for National Treasury Dr Kamau Thugge delivers the keynote address today, November 7, 2018 when opening the Pre- Development Partnership Forum on The Big Four Agenda, theme: "Partnership for Prosperity and Equality: Accountability for Results for the realization of the Big Four Agenda" held at Intercontinental Hotel in Nairobi.

 

 

 

Nairobi, January 14, 2019

 

 

National Treasury Cabinet Secretary, Henry Rotich (Right) with The Slovak Republic Ambassador to Kenya, Frantisek Dlhopolcek discuss today, January 14, 2019 when they signed agreement on development cooperation between the Government of Kenya and the Government of Slovak Republic at the National Treasury office, National Treasury building in Nairobi. Rotich said Kenya has cumulatively received Sh 5.8 million Euros of Slovak Aid since 2004, and Euros of Slovak 1.2 million from the Slovak National Program for Official Development Assistance in 2013, adding that most of the Slovak Aid is channeled through NGOs and other through public institutions.

 

 

Nairobi, November 27, 2018

 

CS Rotich today participated in the Sustainable Blue Economy Conference being held at KICC. For more on the conference visit: http://www.blueeconomyconference.go.ke/

 

 

 

 

 

5th November, 2018

 

CS Rotich early this morning, at 5:45am, during the opening of the exam container at Ainapkoi Sub-County Exam Collection Centre and later at Moi Girls High School, Eldoret.

 

Education is a key component of our economy and through exams our youth are equipped with the necessary skills for our country's future development.

 

He also took the opportunity to wish success to all the form four candidates across the country who are today starting their examination.

 

 

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Nairobi, January 10, 2019

 

Section 25 of the Public Finance Management (PFM) Act, 2012 requires the National Treasury to seek and take into account the views of stakeholders and the public in preparing the Budget Policy Statement (BPS) before submission to Cabinet for approval and subsequently submission to Parliament.

 

In particular, Section 25 of PFM Act requires the National Treasury to seek views of the following:

(a)       The Commission on Revenue Allocation;

(b)       County Governments;

(c)       Controller of Budget;

(d)       The Parliamentary Service Commission;

(e)       The Judicial Service Commission;

(f)        The Public; and

(g)       Any other interested persons or groups.

 

We have now finalized the  Draft 2019 Budget Policy Statement for the MTEF FY 2019/20 - 2021/22 budget which is available at the National Treasury website www.treasury.go.ke  The purpose of this press release is to invite general and specific comments on the Draft 2019 Budget Policy Statement to enable us finalise the document and seek Cabinet approval.

 

Please share your comments with the National Treasury by close of business, 25th January, 2019. You may forward your comments through the email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

DR. KAMAU THUGGE, CBS

PRINCIPAL SECRETARY/THE NATIONAL TREASURY

 

 

Nairobi, 23rd November, 2018

 

 

Deputy President William Ruto walking with National Treasury and Planning Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich to launch the Third Medium Term Plan 2018 -2022, themed: “Transforming Lives: Advancing Socio-Economic Development through ‘the Big Four’”, today, November 23, 2018 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre in Nairobi.

 

 

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19th September, 2018

 

The Budget Review and Outlook Paper (BROP) is prepared in accordance with Section 26 of the Public Finance Management (PFM) Act, 2012 that requires its submission to Cabinet for approval by 30th September in each financial year. The approved BROP will subsequently be submitted to Parliament. In order to finalize the document, the National Treasury is expected by the provisions of the PFM Act to seek views from the institutions listed in the PFM Act, the public and any other interested persons or groups as specified in the relevant sections of the Act.

 

 

Nairobi, December 18, 2018

 

 

Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Public Service Youth and Gender, Prof. Margaret Kobia presents a Certificate of Recognition to Mr. Erastus Wahome, Senior Deputy Director , Sectoral Affairs Division and his team at the National Treasury & Planning for their leadership in focused citizen service delivery under the Regional Integration Implementation Programme. The ceremony took place today during the 2018 Public Service Excellence Awards held at Kenyatta International Convention.

 

 

Nairobi, November 19, 2018

 

CS National Treasury and Planning Henry Rotich was in Mombasa to attend and read the President's speech during the official opening of the Government's Gas and Petroleum Conference today Monday, 19th November, 2018 at the Traveller's Beach Hotel, Mombasa County.

 

 

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The National Treasury and Planning has organized the launch of Budget Preparation process for the Medium-Term Period 2019/2020-2021/2022 on 13th September, 2018, at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC), Amphitheater Hall.

 

The programme for the launch is as shown below.

       

TIME

ACTIVITY /PRESENTATION

08.00 a.m. – 08.30 a.m.

Registration

08.30 a.m. – 11.30 a.m.

Opening Remarks

 

Keynote Address and Official Launch

11.00 a.m. – 11.30 a.m.

HEALTH BREAK

11.30 a.m. – 12.00 noon

Presentation: Macro-economic outlook for the Medium Term

12.00 p.m.  – 12.30 p.m.

Presentation:  Highlights of the FY 2019/20 and the Medium Term Budget Process

12.30 p.m.  – 12.45 p.m.

Way Forward and Closure  

 

 

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PUBLIC NOTICE ON THE PUBLIC FINANCE MANAGEMENT (TOURISM PROMOTION FUND) REGULATIONS, 2018

 

In October, 2017 the National Treasury instituted an Inter-Agency Technical Taskforce to develop Public Finance Management (Tourism Promotion Fund) Regulations, 2018.


The Taskforce has so far finalized developing the draft Public Finance Management (Tourism Promotion Fund) Regulations, 2018. The draft Public Finance Management (Tourism Promotion Fund) Regulations, 2018 have been posted in the National Treasury website www.treasury.go.ke.


The National Treasury now invites comments from stakeholders, professional bodies and the general public to submit written comments on the draft Public Finance Management (Tourism Promotion Fund) Regulations, 2018. Comments and inputs should be forwarded in hard copy and/or soft copy to the Principal Secretary National Treasury before or on 29th January, 2019. The soft copy can be forwarded to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

DR. KAMAU THUGGE, CBS
PRINCIPAL SECRETARY/NATIONAL TREASURY

 

 

Nairobi, November 14, 2018

 

Deputy President William Ruto made opening remarks today, November 14, 2018 at Hilton Hotel in Nairobi during a meeting on the outcomes of the Pre-Development Partnership Forum (Pre-DPF) held on 7th November 2018.

 

The objectives of today’s meeting, themed: “Partnership for Prosperity and Equality: Accountability for Results for the realization of the Big Four Agenda”, is to understand the priority areas of the Big Four agenda to ensure alignment by development actors; and identify development cooperation and coordination challenges as well as capacity gaps that may impact on the realization of the Big4 Agenda. It is also aimed at concreting commitments jointly agreed on by the National Government, Council of Governors and Development Partners and its reporting mechanism and schedule of progress.

 

 

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The National Treasury and Planning has Developed draft Public Investment Management (PIM) guidelines.

 

The PIM guidelines are intended to streamline the use of government resources on projects at the National and County Governments level as part of the efforts for reforms in Public Finance Management. The various reforms in the public sectors’ financial management are meant to spur economic growth and development.

 

The general public is requested to access the draft Public Investment Management guidelines from the National Treasury website http://www.treasury.go.ke. and email their written comments to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on or before 14th September, 2018

 

 

Nairobi, December 7, 2018

 

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The Ambassador of the Republic of Germany in Kenya H.E. Annet Gunther, Head of German Government negotiation delegation mr. Niels Breyer, Treasury Cabinet Secretary, Henry Rotich and Jackson Kinyanjui, Ag.Director General Debt Management Office during the signing of Bilateral Development Cooperation Agreements between the Government of Kenya and the Federal Government of Germany today at the National Treasury.

 

 

Nairobi, November 12, 2018

 

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The European Union and Kenya Held Consultations on their Partnership and launched the (euros) 4.5 billion Joint Cooperation Strategy. 

 

The National Treasure and Planning Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich and European Union Ambassador to Kenya Stefano Dejak signing the European Union joint Cooperation Strategy with Kenya at a Nairobi Hotel, witnessed by Devolution and ASAL Cabinet Secretary Eugen Wamalwa and Enviroment Cabinet Secretary Keriako Tobiko.

 

 

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

 

 

CS National Treasury & Planning, Henry Rotich in a discussion with Annalisa Conte, Representative and Country Director- World Food Programme (WFP) Kenya who had paid him a courtesy call in his Treasury Building office today. She informed the CS that the WFP Executive Board has approved Kenya Country Strategic Plan 2018-2022 which is valued at 995 Million Dollars. WFP works with the Government to implement programmes designed to promote greater food security reaching over 2.3 million Kenyans annually.

 

 

Rome, Italy, December 5, 2018

 

CS Rotich is in Rome, Italy to attend the 16th African Development Bank Governor's Consultative Committee (GCC) Meeting as an observer from 3rd to 6th December, 2018. The meeting is taking place today December 5th, 2018 at the Ministry of Economy and Finance, Rome, Italy.

 

 

Yesterday, December 4th, 2018, CS Rotich and Governor of Tanzania together with their delegations had an opportunity to be briefed by the Executive Director of the East African Consituency, Dr. Nyajeje Carreb Weggoro for today's meeting, The meeting took place a the Westin Excelsior Hotel in Rome, Italy.

 

 

Kenya’s Treasury Cabinet Secretary, Mr Henry Rotich is in Johannesburg, South Africa to attend the inaugural Africa Investment Forum (AIF) held at the Sandton Convention Centre from November 7-9, 2018.

 

The official opening Ceremony was performed by H. E. Cyril Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South Africa who gave a key note speech today November 8, 2018. This event was followed by a high level panel discussion moderated by Kenya’s Julie Gichuru. The speaker’s included: Mahemolla David Makhura, Premier Gauteng Province who gave welcoming remarks, Aliko Dangote (Chairman & CEO, Dangote Group), Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Group Chairman & CEO, Dubai Ports World, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, President African Development Bank and H.E. Cyril Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South Africa.