Cabinet approves closure of Kenyan embassy in Libya
By Marie Yambo
The Cabinet has approved the closure of the Kenyan embassy in Tripoli, Libya citing political instability in the north African nation.
It enabled new missions in Algeria and Moroco.
The Cabinet also approved a raft of measures to fight corruption and draft regulations to implement devolution laws.
The meeting also resolved to sack Parastatal chiefs who perform poorly through performance contracting.
It also agreed that corrupt officers will not only be dismissed but also charged in court as the cabinet vows to fight corruption and unethical practices in government institutions.
To tame run away expenditure, the Cabinet also limited foreign travels to only the most critical ones.
The Cabinet approved the implementation of Public Service vehicle regulations and Digital speed limiters that seek to achieve long term solutions to road safety following heavy loss of lives and maiming of Kenyans in the past.
It directed the digital integration of infrastructure to enhance security of the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and directed immediate solutions to curb increasing slums along the country’s international airports.
The Cabinet also resolved to have Moi Referral Hospital expanded and an Ultra-Modern Health Facility built.