[24th October 2018]

AMB. MONICA K. JUMA, DPhil, CBS IN TOKYO, JAPAN DURING THE TICAD MINISTERIAL MEETING FROM 5TH TO 8TH OCTOBER, 2018

The TICAD Ministerial follow up meeting was held in Tokyo from 5th -8th October, 2018. Kenya’s delegation was led by Amb. Monica K. Juma, DPhil, CBS, Cabinet Secretary. She also accompanied by Mr. Julius M. Muia, EBS, Principal Secretary, State Department for Planning, H.E. Mr. S.K. Maina and senior officials from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The National Treasury and Ministry of Planning. The TICAD Ministerial meeting reviewed the implementation of the three pillars of the TICAD VI Nairobi Implementation Plan in preparation for TICADVII Summit to be held in Yokahama in 2019.

On the sideline of the TICAD meeting, Amb. Monica Juma held bilateral talks with Hon. Taro Kono, the Japan’s Foreign Minister, Dr. Shinichi Kitaoka, President of JICA, Hon. Yasuhide Nakayama, Chairman of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Senior policy makers and Representatives from Japanese Private Sector. During the CS’s meeting with her Japanese counterpart, the two Ministers reaffirmed their Countries’ resolve and commitment to the success of TICAD Process as it reflects the Japanese Government’s commitment to Africa’s development. They further expressed satisfaction on the progress on the preparations for forthcoming International Sustainable Blue Economy Conference (SBEC) that Kenya will host in Nairobi from 26th – 28th November, 2018, Hon. Taro Kono confirmed that Japan will co-host the conference. The Cabinet Secretary later visited the Embassy where she addressed the members of staff.

The CS, Amb. Monica K. Juma being welcomed by her Japanese Counterpart, Hon.Taro Kono.

CS, Amb. Monica K. Juma holding Bilateral meeting with her counterpart, Hon.Taro Kono

CS, Amb. Monica K. Juma attends the TICAD Ministerial meeting

CS, Amb. Monica K. Juma participates in a Japan-Africa round table at the sidelines of TICAD Ministerial meeting

CS, Amb. Monica K. Juma and other African Foreign Ministers with Hon. Yasutoshi Nishimura, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary during the round table meeting

CS, Amb. Monica Juma with Hon.Yasuhide Nakayama, Chairman of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs

CS, Amb. Monica Juma meets with Mr. Jun Karube, Chairman of Toyota Tsusho and Kenya’s Honorary Consul in Nagoya.

CS, Amb. Monica Juma with Dr. Shinichi Kitaoka, President of JICA

CS, Amb. Monica Juma meets with Dr. Shinichi Kitaoka, President of JICA

CS, Amb. Monica K. Juma meets with members of staff at the Chancery together with her delegation

CS, Amb. Monica K. Juma poses with Members of Staff of Kenya Embassy.

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