Nairobi, 6th August, 2019


National Treasury and Planning Cabinet Secretary Amb. Ukur Yatani has lauded the World Bank for the support it continues to lend the country in its development agenda.

He said that the National Treasury is keen on reducing recurrent expenditure and in addressing corruption as spear-headed by the president.




The CS made the remarks in his office today where met with World Bank Country Director Felipe Jaramillo who paid him a courtesy call.
He said that the government’s Big 4 Agenda is being prioritized and focus is on the alignment of budget to fund the import so that the projects could be delivered within set timelines.

Mr. Jaramillo said that the World Bank is interested to help Kenya attain her development ambitions especially in the areas of Fiscal transparency, Debt Management, Anti-corruption campaign and Interest Rate capping.

He said that World Bank has a very strong presence in Kenya and will continue working with the country.