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Nairobi, KNA, July 16, 2016

DSC 9422National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich (Right) and Country Director, World Bank, Diarietou Gaye today, today, Monday, July 4, 2016 sign three credits and two grants totaling US$ 359.1 (Sh 36 billion) from the World Bank for the following three projects: (i) the Kenya Youth Empowerment and Opportunities Project of US$ 150 million (Sh 15 billion), (ii) Transforming Health Systems for Universal Health Care Project of US$ 191.1 million (Sh 19.1 billion), and (iii) the Eastern and Southern Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence od US$ 18 million (Sh 1.8 billion) in a ceremony at the National Treasury Building in Nairobi. Rotich said the signing signifies the excellent bilateral relation between Kenya and the World Bank, which span since Kenya’s independence.

DSC 9438National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich (Right) and Country Director, World Bank, Diarietou Gaye today, today, Monday, July 4, 2016 exchanged signed documents of agreement of three credits and two grants totaling US$ 359.1 (Sh 36 billion) from the World Bank for the following three projects: (i) the Kenya Youth Empowerment and Opportunities Project of US$ 150 million (Sh 15 billion), (ii) Transforming Health Systems for Universal Health Care Project of US$ 191.1 million (Sh 19.1 billion), and (iii) the Eastern and Southern Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence od US$ 18 million (Sh 1.8 billion) in a ceremony at the National Treasury Building in Nairobi. Rotich said the signing signifies the excellent bilateral relation between Kenya and the World Bank, which span since Kenya’s independence.

DSC 9440National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich (2nd Left), Country Director, World Bank, Diarietou Gaye (Left) today, today, Monday, July 4, 2016 exchanged signed documents of agreement of three credits and two grants totaling US$ 359.1 (Sh 36 billion) from the World Bank for the following three projects: (i) the Kenya Youth Empowerment and Opportunities Project of US$ 150 million (Sh 15 billion), (ii) Transforming Health Systems for Universal Health Care Project of US$ 191.1 million (Sh 19.1 billion), and (iii) the Eastern and Southern Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence of US$ 18 million (Sh 1.8 billion) in a ceremony at the National Treasury Building in Nairobi. Looking on is: Cabinet Secretary, Public Service, Youth and Gender Cecily Kariuki (2nd right) and Education Cabinet Secretary, Dr Fred Matiang’i. Rotich said the signing signifies the excellent bilateral relation between Kenya and the World Bank, which span since Kenya’s independence.

DSC 9457National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich (2nd Left) today, today, Monday, July 4, 2016 makes his remarks as Country Director, World Bank, Diarietou Gaye (Left), Cabinet Secretary, Public Service, Youth and Gender Cecily Kariuki (2nd right) and Education Cabinet Secretary, Dr Fred Matiang’i during the signing ceremony of agreement of three credits and two grants totaling US$ 359.1 (Sh 36 billion) from the World Bank for the following three projects: (i) the Kenya Youth Empowerment and Opportunities Project of US$ 150 million (Sh 15 billion), (ii) Transforming Health Systems for Universal Health Care Project of US$ 191.1 million (Sh 19.1 billion), and (iii) the Eastern and Southern Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence of US$ 18 million (Sh 1.8 billion) in a ceremony at the National Treasury Building in Nairobi. Rotich said the signing signifies the excellent bilateral relation between Kenya and the World Bank, which span since Kenya’s independence.

DSC 9593Education Cabinet Secretary, Dr Fred Matiang’i speaks today, Monday, July 4, 2016 during the signing ceremony of agreement of three credits and two grants totaling US$ 359.1 (Sh 36 billion) from the World Bank for the following three projects: (i) the Kenya Youth Empowerment and Opportunities Project of US$ 150 million (Sh 15 billion), (ii) Transforming Health Systems for Universal Health Care Project of US$ 191.1 million (Sh 19.1 billion), and (iii) the Eastern and Southern Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence of US$ 18 million (Sh 1.8 billion) in a ceremony at the National Treasury Building in Nairobi. Looking on Left to right: Japanese Ambassador to Kenya Tatsushi Terada, Country Director, World Bank, Diarietou Gaye, National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich, and Cabinet Secretary, Public Service, Youth and Gender Cecily Kariuki. Rotich said the signing signifies the excellent bilateral relation between Kenya and the World Bank, which span since Kenya’s independence.

DSC 9697National Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich (Right) and Country Director, World Bank, Diarietou Gaye today, today, Monday, July 4, 2016 exchanged signed documents of agreement of three credits and two grants totaling US$ 359.1 (Sh 36 billion) from the World Bank for the following three projects: (i) the Kenya Youth Empowerment and Opportunities Project of US$ 150 million (Sh 15 billion), (ii) Transforming Health Systems for Universal Health Care Project of US$ 191.1 million (Sh 19.1 billion), and (iii) the Eastern and Southern Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence of US$ 18 million (Sh 1.8 billion) in a ceremony at the National Treasury Building in Nairobi. Looking on Left to Right: Japanese Ambassador to Kenya Tatsushi Terada (left), Cabinet Secretary, Public Service, Youth and Gender Cecily Kariuki and Education Cabinet Secretary, Dr Fred Matiang’i. Rotich said the signing signifies the excellent bilateral relation between Kenya and the World Bank, which span since Kenya’s independence.

Pictures by Kibet Cheptumo/KNA