Kibaki urges AKDN support on education and health - 2009-07-28
President thanks The Aga Khan for his contribution to Kenya’s development.
President Kibaki has urged The Aga Khan Development Network to continue supplementing government efforts in the education and health sectors.
The President said the government will support the AKDN's efforts especially in empowering farmers through the Network’s value addition to farmers' output.
He made the remarks when he met The Aga Khan at his Harambee House office on Tuesday.
President Kibaki outlined the government’s commitment to empowering farmers in the rural areas.
The Head of State briefed The Aga Khan on the government’s efforts in the social sector especially health and education provision. He highlighted the success of the Free Primary Education that has been well received in all corners of the country.
President Kibaki said the government would continue to give a fair chance to all philanthropic organisations in the country in their work of uplifting the lives of the Kenyan people.
The President thanked The Aga Khan for his contribution to Kenya’s development.
On his part, The Aga Khan said he was committed to partnering with the government for the development of Kenya.
He encouraged President Kibaki and the government to continue implementing policies that would ensure Kenya achieves high economic growth.