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Amina Mohammed sworn-in as Foreign Affairs Secretary

Monday, May 20, 2013 - 00:00 -- BY PPS

Amb. Amina Mohamed has been sworn-in as Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs.

Speaking during the brief swearing-in ceremony at Sagana State Lodge, President Uhuru Kenyatta congratulated Amb. Amina on her appointment, saying he looked forward to working closely with her in pushing the country’s agenda at the international arena.

The swearing-in ceremony was conducted by Secretary to the Cabinet and Head of Public Service Mr. Francis Kimemia.

President Kenyatta noted that Amb. Amina has the requisite experience in foreign affairs and expressed confidence that she would ably manage the country’s foreign police and agenda.

He said that the Foreign Affairs Ministry is a critical docket especially with regard to the implementation of the country’s policy of economic diplomacy.

President Kenyatta further said his Government is keen on pursuing a vigorous foreign policy to advance Kenya’s interests in the region and beyond.

Fifteen cabinet secretaries were sworn in last week. Two remaining slots for  Interior and coordination of national government and that of Labor. The cabinet secretaries for the posts will be appointed this week.

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