President William Ruto has announced that the local and international financial systems which had blacklisted Kenya Kenya are now open.
The President said that the country is now free to engage with the financial systems to fund its development activities.
The President said the confidence shown by the international community is an indicator that the country is on the path to recovery.
The President announced this during the National Prayer Day held at the Nyayo National Stadium in Nairobi.
The president thanked the church for understanding their role in national building and prayed for unity in the republic of Kenya after the 2022 general elections.
He added that the current drought is episodic and will soon end, noting that the government was working to improve food security in the country.
“We must eliminate hunger in our country. This means we must empower our farmers to produce more and this is why we are subsidizing fertilizer among other measures.
The President said the government has intentionally decided to work with leaders across the political divide to solve the challenges facing the country.
“We are taking the right steps to ensure a better Kenya for everyone.”
He made the remarks at Nyayo Stadium, Nairobi, during the National Prayers Day held on Tuesday.
Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua, his spouse Dorcas Gachagua, Prime Cabinet Secretary Musalia Mudavadi, First Lady Rachel Ruto, Attorney General Justin Muturi, Cabinet Secretaries among other leaders, were present.
Mr Gachagua said the government was determined to drive Kenya to prosperity. On his part, Hon Mudavadi said it is through unity that Kenya will be made stronger and more successful.
The clergy asked politicians to work together for the success of Kenyans. The First Lady said through prayers, Kenya stands a big chance to confront the challenges of unemployment, insecurity, drought and famine.
Mrs Gachagua asked Kenyans to continue praying for the country. “Prayers foster harmony, unity and peace that are ingredients of societal transformation,” she said.
On their part, the clergy asked politicians to work together for the success of Kenyans.