Kenyan MPs in Berlin For Week Long Benchmarking

Kenyan Mps in Berlin 2014

Last week saw Kenyan MPs spend a week in Berlin. The honourable members got to visit the Bundestag, the Sachsen-Anhalt Parliament in Magdeburg as well as the Solarpark in Eiche.

The MPs who are members of the  Parliamentary Committee on Energy, Information and Communication, were led by MP for Kagumo, who is also the chair of the committee Hon. Jamleck Kamau. The team’s visit was aimed at learning from the German team with the same functions as they do within the Bundestag (federal parliament) as well as the Landesparliament (state parliament).

Nicholas Gumbo _ Jamleck Kamau
Mp for Rarieda, Hon. Nicholas Gumbo and Mp for Kigumo, Hon. Jamleck Kamau
They focussed on the processes and interphases between the executive, the judiciary and other actors in the public and private sector. They also looked at public participation and how it fits in these processed. Other areas of focus were operations of the committee secretariat and other joint services. They used the chance to also interact with the business community especially in the energy sector.
 
Kenyan MPs in Magdeburg
 
Others in the delegation  included:
  • Mp Turkana South – HON.JAMES LOMENEN
  • Mp Mathare – HON. GEORGE WANJOHI,MP
  • Women’s rep Nakuru – Hon. MARY NJOKI
  • Mp Nyaribari Chache – HON. RICHARD TONGI
  • Mp Chuka – HON. ONESMUS NJUKI
  • Mp Narok East – HON. ARAMAT LEMANKEN
  • Mp Rarieda – HON. NICHOLAS GUMBO
  • Mp Isiolo South – HON. ABDULlAHI BANTICHA
Kenyan MPs at the Bundestag
During the tour of the Bundestag
Kenyan MPs visit the
Visiting the Solarpark Eiche
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