NAIROBI (Xinhua) --
Kenya would support ongoing efforts by
the Somali government to strengthen its legal and
justice system to tackle the Horn of Africa state’s
social and political challenges, a senior Kenyan
official said Tuesday.
Attorney General Githu Muigai said during a meeting with
a delegation from Somalia that Kenya will provide
technical expertise to help Mogadishu rebuild its
in a statement that Kenya will soon commence training of
Somalia judicial officers to enhance their capacity to
dispense their duty impartially.
Githu, Somalia legal officers will be trained at
Nairobi-based Judiciary Training Institute and Kenya
School of Law in line with a bilateral agreement that
will be singed in the near future.
seeks Kenya’s assistance to train its judicial officers
as well as in drafting its legislation,” said Muigai,
adding that Kenya’s bilateral relations with Somalia
remained strong despite a raging maritime border
legal advisor to the Kenyan government said Nairobi and
Mogadishu were working on modalities of strengthening
their technical capacity to enhance equitable sharing of
minister for Justice, Hassan Hussein Haji led a
delegation of officials on a two-day visit to Kenya to
learn best practices on strengthening the judicial
Somalia regards Kenya as an indispensable partner in its
reconstruction efforts after two and a half decades of
government, we have so far been able to achieve a
significant sense of security, political and economic
stability in our country. We are now focusing on
developing our judicial systems and look forward to
drawing lessons from Kenya,” he added.