- He urged the members to lead by example and emulate the late Mother Teresa.
- The scouts also presented goodwill messages to Wetang'ula from the concluded 10th WSPU general assembly in Jeonju, South Korea republic.
World Scout Parliamentary Union Kenya chapter, has presented a mantle accorded to them for hosting the eleventh general assembly to the Speaker of the National Assembly Moses Wetang'ula
They also presented goodwill messages to Wetang'ula from the concluded 10th WSPU general assembly in Jeonju, South Korea republic.
He urged the members to lead by example and emulate the late Mother Teresa who globally did enormous humanitarian and charitable works voluntarily.
“The scout movement has been at the forefront in impacting life skills among all age groups. I urge you to continue seeking areas of mutual interests with other caucuses in Parliament for possible areas of collaboration,” Wetang’ula said.
He promised to ensure that the thirteenth Parliament works together with WSPU to achieve the association’s goals.
“Whenever we host WSPU meetings, Parliament will give support to showcase Kenya’s history in the scouting journey,” he said.
Dagoretti South MP John Kiarie said that there is a need to review the existing Scouts Act to align it to the Constitution to incorporate activities of the association in the devolved units.
“Kenya was privileged to be the first-ever African nation to be accorded the opportunity to host the WSPU general assembly since the scout movement inception in 1991,” Kiarie said.
He is also the president of the WSPU Kenya and the 1st vice president globally
The lawmaker said they will be engaging in tree-planting activities in Kirinyanga and Nyeri this coming weekend to preserve the environment and mitigate climate change.
The Kenyan delegation who attended the WSPU general assembly in South Korea were Kenya's Ambassador to Korea Mwende Mwinzi, Nyeri GovernorMutahi Kahiga and Senator Tabitha Mutinda, first Vice-President, WSPU Kenya among others.
WSPU is an independent association that was founded in Korea in 1991 and unites scout-oriented parliamentarians from all over the world to strengthen the Scout Movement to promote youth empowerment.