President William Ruto will address a joint sitting of the National and Senate Assembly on Thursday, September 29.
A joint communique by Speakers Moses Wetangula (National Assembly) and Amason Kingi (Senate) notified members for the event.
The speech will mark the official opening of the the the 13th Parliament.
"Following a notification by the President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces, William Ruto, CGH, the Speaker of the National Assembly and the Speaker of the Senate have scheduled a joint sitting of the Houses of Parliament to take place on Thursday, 29th September, 2022 commencing at 2.30 pm for purposes of opening of the 13th Parliament," read part of the statement.
Standing Order 22(2) of the National Assembly Standing Orders and Standing Order 25(2) of the Senate Standing Orders require the Speakers of the Houses of Parliament to notify Members of the place, date and time of a joint sitting of the Houses of Parliament convened under Article 132(1) of the Constitution.
The address will mark his first address of parliament as the President of the Republic of Kenya.
"All Members of Parliament and the general public are notified that the opening of the 13th Parliament shall be held in the National Assembly Chamber, main Parliament Buildings, Nairobi, on Thursday, September 29, 2022 at 2.30 pm."