Minister for Foreign Affairs Franco Frattini met at the foreign ministry in Rome with the Executive Secretary ofIGAD Eng. Mahboub Maalim. The meeting confirmed Italy’s traditional support for the organization.
The Executive Secretary, H.E. Eng. Mahboub Maalim, met the Permanent Secretaries of the Government of Kenya and briefed them on IGAD s programmes and activities with special emphasis on Kenyas benefits as a member of the regional body. The meeting was held on 6th April, 2009, at Harambee House, Nairobi, Kenya. It was chaired by Amb. Francis Muthaura, Permanent Secretary in the Office of the President, Secretary to the Cabinet & Head of Civil Service. The Permanent Secretaries of various government ministries attended the meeting.