Minister of Tourism and Wildlife Honourable Najib Balala (EGH) committed to fully support the recovery and growth of the Lamu Tourism Industry. This is to improve the capacity to host both local and international tourists.
It will be done under the partnership of Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife with Jambo Jet through Magical Kenya to launch and promote destinations for both local and international tourism.
He promised to initiate training for Lamu youths on different hospital courses as well as special program for hoteliers at the Kenya Utalii College. This will help in improving skills of the Lamu County youths both ladies and gentlemen.
Among the officials present at the Maada Airport Ceremony were;
Hon. Safina Kwekwe (CBS)PS, Minister of Tourism and Wildlife, Brig (Rtd) John Waweru, Director Gen, KWS, Dr Betty Radier, Chief Executive Officer, Kenya Tourism Board; Hon Solomon Kitungu (CBS)PS, Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development; Mr Irungu Macharia, Lamu county commissioner; Mr. Vincent Rague, Chairman Jambojet Board of Directors; Mr. Alex Gitari, CEO, Jambo and Senior Officials led by County executive’s Commissioner Members.