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Kenya's closure of the ministers go to work to read newspapers

July 3 2007
07:11

Recently, the President of Kenya has received an unusual letter: its authors, 30 assistant ministers complained that they had nothing to do at work and they literally mayutsya from idleness. Officials felt ashamed before the people of his pocket which they receive a considerable salary, but on paper are forced to kill time.

"We owe it to the taxpayer: that we are paid does not correspond to what we do" - said in a letter to Assistant to the President, in which they asked the head of state to determine their duties, and called on them not just helpers but Deputy Ministers . "I come into the office and simply read the newspapers," - says, for example, Abu Chiaba from the Ministry of Fisheries.

Having taken power in 2002, President Kibaki of Kenya Mvay promised to reduce the number of officials in the capital, but actually increased their number. Now in 33 ministries, the country has 50 assistant ministers, funding more than $ 9 million per year, reported the BBC si.

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