President Kibaki returned from an official visit in New York, US, where he attended the 65th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.
During the visit, the President attended and addressed the General Assembly as well as the High-Level Plenary Session on Millennium Development Goals.
In his address to the General Assembly, Kibaki affirmed that Kenya’s feat of overcoming political difficulties and implementing far-reaching reforms that led to the enactment of a new Constitution was a great source of hope for a prosperous and stable nation.
During the official opening of the Session, President Kibaki affirmed that it was possible to attain change through popular participation and national consultation.
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enacting the new laws
He noted that Kenya’s experience was difficult but expressed optimism the results of enacting the new laws and implementation of far-reaching reforms would have deep and lasting impact.
Kibaki also called on the international community to extend genuine support to the people of Sudan through the Igad framework, as they prepare for the referendum in January next year.