Gov't and ODM MPs hold joint
KBC (Governmental Broadcaster)
Written By:Irene Wangui
Thu, Mar 06, 2008
MPs from the both the government side and ODM held a joint meeting
Thursday to forge a common stand.
The one of a kind PNU and ODM joint parliamentary meeting began
shortly after 8 A.M Thursday morning ahead of the State opening of
Parliament later in the afternoon.
The meeting was convened to harmonize policies of the two parties
so as to come up with a common programme to develop the country.
The members were addressed by both president Kibaki and ODM leader
Top on the agenda was the power sharing deal between the two sides,
where the two principals Raila and President Kibaki discussed
details of the deal with the MPs.
The Mps agreed to harmonize their party manifestos and cultivate
support for the two bills that will facilitate the entrenchment of
the power sharing deal in the constitution.
It is in the light of this understanding that the members of
parliament later convened for a session that will go down in
Kenya's history as the first time since the advent of multi party
politics in 1992, that parliament convened without an official