Uhuru offers Lesotho help
13 January 2015, 17:36
Nairobi - President Uhuru Kenyatta has said that Kenya will support Lesotho to reform its public service sector.
The President made the commitment when he met and held talks with
Lesotho’s Public Service Minister Motloheloa Phooko who paid him a
courtesy call at his Harambee House office, Nairobi Tuesday.
Mr Phooko is in the country to learn from reforms being implemented by the Government to improve service delivery.
He has visited Huduma Centers which have become a learning point for
many African countries in enhancing public service delivery.
is an impressive initiative and we have learnt a lot for the time we
have been here. It makes you feel what it means to be served by
dedicated servants," Mr Phooko said.
President Kenyatta said
Kenya is ready to share its experience in public service reforms with
Lesotho and every other country that needs to learn from it.
" We will support you in your reform process and I hope this visit bears fruits,” said the President.
The President said Kenya’s doors are open to all those who seek to
learn from its skills even as the Government continues to improve
service delivery and implement more reforms.
Secretary Anne Waiguru said the minister was also interested in the use
of biometrics to manage the problem of ghost workers in the civil
She said Lesotho also wanted lessons in how the public sector can work systematically with private institutions.
President Kenyatta said he hopes the elections in Lesotho next month will be peaceful.
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