A delegation from Japan’s National Graduate Institute Policy Studies (GRIPS), held a meeting with the Public Service Commission (PSC) to discuss scholarship opportunities offered by their institution.

The meeting was held at the Commission House on 26th November 2019.

The head of delegation, Vice President of GRIPS Prof. Sonobe Tetsushi who was accompanied by the Director of GRIPS Alumni Office, Kariri Hillen, informed the Commission that the institution offers postgraduate education targeting government officers, mostly from Asia, Africa, and Central Europe.

“Our programs target officers who have between five to ten years of Government experience, or young lecturers who are interested in furthering their education,” he said.

PSC Chairman, Mr. Stephen Kirogo expressed gratitude to the team for presenting the opportunity that will help improve the capacity of public servants in delivery of services to Kenyan citizens.

Present during the meeting were, Vice Chairperson Ms. Charity Kisotu, C.E.O Mr. Simon Rotich, Commissioners Amb. Salma Ahmed, Dr. Mary Mwiandi, Dr. Reuben Chirchir, Ms. Joan Otieno and Dr. Joyce Nyabuti.

Deputy Commission Secretary Mr. Remmy Mulati, Director Corporate Services Mr. Gerald Kuhaka, Director HRMD Ms. Joan Machayo and Deputy Director HRM Mr. Nelson Njue.


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