International Customs Day 2016

International Customs Day

WCO ESA ROCB joined its host country, Kenya, in celebrating International Customs Day.

ICD 2016 has is being celebrated worldwide today. The Director and staff of WCO ESA ROCB joined the host administration, Kenya, in celebrating the day whose theme this year is Digital Customs: Progressive Engagement. The celebrations in Kenya were headed by Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for ICT, Mr. Joe Mucheru, whose remarks were delivered by the Principle Secretary, Sammy Itemere. Mr. Mucheru underscored the place of a Innovation in ICT as pathway to sustainable economic growth and urged cooperation, sharing of information and intelligence among all stakeholders.

Kenya Revenue Authority’s Commissioner General, Mr. John Njiraini highlighted the focal place for ICT in their Corporate Plan in improving service delivery and enhancing revenue collection. The Commissioner for Customs, Mr. Julius Musyoki pointed to the Authority’s focus on reforms, regional integration and progressive improvement of its ICT system