, NAIROBI, Kenya, May 11 – President Mwai Kibaki on Sunday jetted back into the country from South Africa where he attended the inauguration ceremony of President Jacob Zuma.
While in South Africa President Kibaki reassured Kenyans living and working that the Grand Coalition Government is determined to deliver new a Constitution and provide comprehensive solutions to the challenges facing the country.
The Head of State said the Government is receptive to divergent opinions from its citizens in Diaspora and urged them not to shy away from forwarding concrete proposals which would add value to the welfare and the development of their motherland.
President Kibaki urged Kenyans living in the Diaspora to get actively involved in the search for practical solutions to make the country achieve its vision of becoming a middle income nation and ensure that all citizens enjoy quality living standards.
The plane carrying the President and his entourage touched at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport shortly before 6.00pm.
On arrival President Kibaki was received by Vice-President Kalonzo Musyoka, Head of Public Service and Secretary to the Cabinet Amb. Francis Muthaura, Chief of General Staff Gen. Jeremiah Kianga, Assistant Minister for Youth Affairs Kabando wa Kabando among other senior government officials.
The President was accompanied by Foreign Affairs Moses Wetangula, Assistant Minister for Defence Joseph Nkaissery and Permanent Secretary Ministry Foreign Affairs Thuita Mwangi and other senior government officials.