Our forces have contributed largely to world peace, Uhuru says.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has said his government will seek to improve the housing conditions used by the military while serving the nation.
The President spoke at the Garrison Coffee in Kiambu County on Saturday during the Kenya Defense Forces Day 2021 Day celebrations.
“The government will also expand affordable housing under the Big 4 program for our troops and I plan to design it later this year,” Uhuru said.
The President noted that terrorist activities have been significantly reduced, thanks to the action of KDF and other security agencies operating in a multi-agency system.
“Our forces have contributed to world peace, stability and sustainable development. Through this service, as peacekeepers, you have made our nation and our flag proud, ”Uhuru said.
He also commended the families of the security forces for their unwavering support for the military in carrying out their main role.
“As Commander-in-Chief, and on behalf of an appreciative nation, I will never tire of appreciating you for your dedication, your excellence and your dedication … you are a role model for others.”
To mark this day, the President, accompanied by First Lady Margaret Kenyatta, inaugurated a new 4-level military hospital with a capacity of 150 beds.
He was accompanied by CS Defense Eugene Wamalwa, who said the security forces must continue to defend and defend our sovereignty and the integrity of the region.
Earlier today, the President and Wife of the President presided over the official opening of the Integrated Molecular Imagination and Hospitality Center at Kenyatta University Teaching, References and Research Hospital.
Modern IMIC is unique in Kenya and the region and was developed as part of the government’s efforts to expand access to cancer treatment in the country.
The center has the capacity to take up to 100 patients and their families during hospital stay.