Mwathethe will be in charge of the committee which shall remain in office for six months with an option of an extension.Photo/FILE
BY UPESI NEWS REPORTER,NAIROBI, Jan 14,2017 – Chief of Defense Forces Samson Mwathethe has been appointed to chair the Blue Economy implementation Committee.
In a notice published in the latest Kenya Gazette, President Uhuru Kenyatta has has formed the eight member Committee which will be mandated with co-coordinating and overseeing the implementation of the prioritized programmes and submit monthly reports to the President on the progress of implementation.
Also named in the team are Principal Secretaries in the State Department for Fisheries , State Department for Maritime and Shipping Affairs, National Treasury, State Department for Transport and the PS at the State Department for Environment.
Other members of the team include the Senior Advisor, International Relations and Social Sector, Executive Office of the President Ruth Kagia; Economic Advisor, Executive Office of the President, Dr. Eric Aligula; and Secretary, Kenya International Boundaries Office, Juster Nkoroi.