Treasury News

Kenya to enhance and expedite Cooperation with Japan


Nairobi, 20th August, 2019


The Government of Kenya supports the strengthening of bilateral relations with the Government of Japan. The assurance was given by the National Treasury Acting Cabinet Secretary Amb. Ukur Yatani to the Japanese Ambassador to Kenya H.E. Ryoichi Horie who had paid a courtesy call at his office in the Treasury Building.


Africa Development Bank calls on the CS


Nairobi, 19th August, 2019


The Africa Development Bank Group Chief Executive Officer, Cheptoo Amos Kipronoh paid the CS a courtesy call. Present was the National Treasury Senior Economic Adviser, Dr. Geoffrey Mwau.


Census 2019 is launched


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Nairobi, 16th August, 2019


Revenue collection should be automated


Nairobi, 16th August, 2019


National Treasury Principal Secretary Dr. Julius Muia has expressed a need for a digital based software to track Duty and Value Addition Tax (VAT) in to a bid to check revenue losses.

He said that in this era of digital age, manual tracking of taxes should be done away with noting that the latter encouraged lack of integrity and corruption.


KMRC officials call on the PS


Nairobi, 15th August, 2019


National Treasury Principal Secretary, Dr Julius Muia has called on the recently launched Kenya Mortgage Refinancing Company, KMRC, to mount an aggressive awareness creation campaign so that mortgage uptake could significantly support the governments’ universal housing agenda.


The Rockfeller Foundation calls on the CS


Nairobi, 19th August, 2019


The Rockfeller Foundation Vice President paid a courtesy call to Ag. National Treasury and Planning Cabinet Secretary Amb. Ukur Yatani.


Skills empowerment is key enabler in realizing Big 4 Plan


Kitui, 9th August, 2019


The government has reiterated its commitment to upscale the absorption of technical skills among the youth as an enabler to actualize the Big Four Agenda, Francis Musyimi, Principal Administrative Secretary National Treasury has said.

Speaking on Friday after the official opening of Kyuso Empowerment Centre in Mwingi North Constituency on behalf of Principal Secretary National Treasury Dr Julius Muia, Musyimi challenged the youth to take up skill empowerment opportunities to improve their livelihoods.

‘I would like to urge the youth to come for these loans availed through several affirmative actions. Apply and secure funds to start your own business to improve your livelihoods,’ observed the Principal Administrative Secretary.


National Treasury/ KRA Retreat


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Nairobi, 10th August, 2019


Get ready to be counted


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Nairobi, 10th August, 2019


Government Revenue


Nairobi, 9th August, 2019


National Treasury Principal Secretary Dr. Julius Muia has called upon managers of all government entities to relook at their respective revenue collection strategies so that the country could surpass targeted revenue in the 2019/20 financial year.


Dr. Muia said that if all revenues due to the government were collected, the country could be saved from the burden of borrowing.


The Principal Secretary made the call today in his office when he received Commission on Revenue Allocation CRA commissioners led by Chairperson Dr. Jane Kiringai who paid him a courtesy call.


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