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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.

 

 

Nairobi, June 29, 2018

 

 

Treasury CS Henry Rotich sign an MOU with US Undersecretary for Commerce Mr Gilbert Kaplan at Treasury Building today where US companies will collaborate with the Government of Kenya in implementation of the big 4 Agenda of Jubilee government.

 

Some of the already identified projects are the 500,000 affordable housing units to be put up in the next four years, the leasing of health equipment and the road from Mombasa to Nairobi.

 

Mr Kaplan is leading a big delegation from the United States of America comprising of the US President's Advisory Council for doing business in Africa, US Private Sector players and the US government officials.

 

Present to witness the signing was the US Ambassador to Kenya Mr Robert Codec.

 

 

Thursday, 26th July, 2018

 

The National Treasury & Planning Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich delivers his key note address during the official opening of 1st African Evidence to Action Conference and Exhibition at United States International University in Nairobi.

 

 

Nairobi, June 26, 2018

 

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From Left to Right: Cabinet Secretary Devolution and Arid and Semi Arid Lands (ASAL),  Eugene Wamalwa,   Cabinet Secretary  National Treasury and Planning , Henry Rotich  and United Nations Resident Coordinator /UNDP RR, Mr Siddharth Chatterjee officially sign United Nations Development Assistance Framework for Kenya (UNDAF) 2018 - 2022  today, June 26, 2018 at Panafric Hotel in Nairobi.

 

 

Nairobi, June 12, 2018

 

Cabinet Secretary for National Treasury, Henry Rotich (2nd right) and Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Trade and Industry of Singapore, Dr Koh Poh Koon (2nd Left) sign the agreement on Avoidance of Double Taxation (DTA) and the agreement on the Promotion and Protection of Investment between Kenya and Singapore today, June 12, 2018 at the National Treasury Building in Nairobi. The signing was witnessed by the Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies of Singapore, Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam (Left) and the Kenyan Ambassador to Singapore Willy Bett, among others.

 

 

Friday, 20th July, 2018

 

President- African Development Bank Group, and Chairman Africa50, Akinwumi Adesina in a discussion with Cabinet Secretary for National Treasury& Planning, Henry Rotich when he paid him a courtesy call in his office at Treasury Building this morning Friday 20th July, 2018  in Nairobi. 

 

The two discussed among other issues how the  African Development Bank can bridge Kenya's infrastructure funding gap by mobilizing finances and facilitating project development especially in the Big4 agenda.

 

 

Nairobi, June 21, 2018

 

 

Cabinet Secretary, National Treasury and Planning, Mr. Henry Rotich (2nd Right) and Director General /Chief Executive Officer, French Development Agency (AFD), Mr. Remy Rioux (3rd left) sign Credit Facility Agreements on June 21, 2018 at the National Treasury building in Nairobi. Witnessing the signing are among others: Cabinet Secretary for Water and Sanitation, Mr Simon Chelugui (Right) and the French Ambassador to Kenya , Mrs Kim Ramoneda (2nd Left).  
 
 

 

IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 24(4) of the Public Finance Management Act, 2012, the Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury and Planning makes the following Regulations:

 

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H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta in a group photo with from left (Front Row) Chief Operations Officer Africa50 Carole Wainaina, CS Henry Rotich, President- African Development Bank Group, and Chairman Africa50, Akinwumi Adesina and CEO -Africa50 Alain Ebobisse and other board members after the President officially opened the General Shareholders Meeting (GSM) today in Nairobi.

 

Africa50 was established by African governments and the African Development Bank to bridge Africa's infrastructure funding gap by mobilizing public and private sector finance and facilitating project development.

 

 

Nairobi, June 21, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

Cabinet Secretary, National Treasury and Planning, Mr. Henry Rotich (2nd Right) and Director General /Chief Executive Officer, French Development Agency (AFD), Mr. Remy Rioux (3rd left) sign Credit Facility Agreements on June 21, 2018 at the National Treasury building in Nairobi. Witnessing the signing are among others: Cabinet Secretary for Water and Sanitation, Mr Simon Chelugui (Right) and the French Ambassador to Kenya , Mrs Kim Ramoneda (2nd Left).  
 
 

 

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PRESS RELEASE ON BUDGET 2018-2019

 

This is to notify the general public that the Budget Statement for the Fiscal Year 2018/19 Budget will be delivered to Parliament by the Cabinet Secretary, National Treasury and Planning, at the Parliament Building on Thursday, the 14th June, 2018 at 3:00p.m.

 

DR. KAMAU THUGGE, CBS
PRINCIPAL SECRETARY/ NATIONAL TREASURY

 

5th June, 2018

 

 

Nairobi, July 18, 2018

 

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Cabinet Secretary for National Treasury and Planning, Henry Rotich (Left) and CMA CEO Mr Paul Muthaura (Centre) share a light moment today, July 18, 2018 when he (Rotich) launched the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) Strategic Plan 2018 – 2023 in a ceremony at the Kenyatta International Convention Center (KICC) in Nairobi.  

 

 

Nairobi, June 19, 2018

 

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The National Treasury and Planning Cabinet Secretary, Henry Rotich (Right) greets other participating officials after cutting a ribbon to officially launch the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Projects Disclosure Web Portal Launch today, June 19, 2018 at Intercontinental hotel in Nairobi. The National Treasury, through the PPP Unit, is responsible for the overall coordination, promotion, and oversight of the implementation of the PPP program in the country, according to Kenya PPP program status report June 2018, which states that there are 72 PPP Projects in the pipeline.

 

 

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PRESS RELEASE ON BUDGET 2018-2019

 

As you are aware, the Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury and Planning, Mr. Henry Rotich will be delivering the Budget Statement for the FY 2018/19 to Parliament on 14th June 2018. While finalizing the Statement, the Cabinet Secretary would appreciate contributions and ideas on policy and tax measures from Kenyans for the FY 2018/19 Budget. 

 

 

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Signing ceremony in Lisbon between Kenya 🇰🇪 and Portugal 🇵🇹 for avoidance of double taxation done Tuesday 10th, 2018.

 

Signing was done at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Portugal in Lisbon. It was signed by Cabinet Secretary, National Treasury &Planning Henry Rotich and António Mendonça Mendes, Secretary of State of Tax Affairs, Portugal and witnessed by Teresa Almeida, Secretary of State of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Portugal.

 

Avoidance of double taxation will create a conducive environment for investments and trade in goods and services between the countries by removing uncertainties on taxation occasioned by having two different jurisdictions at play.

 

 

Nairobi, June 15, 2018

 

 

National Treasury and Planning Cabinet Secretary, Henry Rotich flanked by among other, Chief Administrative Secretary, Nelson R. Gaichuhie (2nd Left), Principal Secretary, Dr Kamua Thugge, National Treasury (2nd right) and Principal Secretary, Planning, Dr. Julius Muia, addresses the Press on Thursday, June 14, 2018 after presenting the 2018 – 2019 Budget Estimates of about 3 trillion at the National Assembly in Nairobi. The East frican Community member states: Tanzania, Uganda and the others, also presented their budget estimates for 2018 - 2019. 

 

 

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

THE DRAFT FINANCIAL MARKETS CONDUCT BILL, 2018

 

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The Government recognizes that a competitive and well-functioning retail and financial sector is vital to the economy. In this regard, the National Treasury has reviewed the challenges in the consumer credit and market conduct and has developed a draft Financial Markets Conduct Bill, 2018. The draft Bill aims at creating an effective financial consumer protection, make credit more accessible and at the same time supports financial innovation and competition.

 

 

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The Climate Change Fund (CCF) establishment is provided for under Section 25 of the Climate Change Act, 2016 as a financing mechanism for the priority climate change actions and interventions.

 

The National Treasury has finalized preparing the draft Public Finance Management (Climate Change Fund) Regulations, 2018 which have been posted to the National Treasury website www.treasury.go.ke.

 

 

Nairobi, June 14, 2018

 

 

 

 

The National Treasury and Planning Cabinet Secretary, Henry Rotich arrives and welcomed by Senior Deputy Clerk, National Assembly, Michael Sialai at the the National Assembly before he presents his  2018 – 2019 Budget Estimates of Sh 2,550.5 billion today, June 14, 2018.