Functions of the Cabinet Affairs Office

This Office facilitates the Presidency to discharge the following functions
  • Overall policy direction and leadership
  • Symbol of national Unity and protection of national interest
  • Directing and coordinating functions of ministries and Government Department
  • Assumption of Office of President
  • Chairing the Cabinet
  • Chair-Inter Governmental Summit
  • Appointment of Cabinet Secretaries, Principal Secretaries, Ambassadors and High Commissioners
  • Appointment of Chairpersons of state corporations
  • Appointment of Sate and other State Officers
  • Proclamation of public holidays
  • Administration of Power of Mercy
  • Creation of public offices on advise of the Public Service Commission
  • Creation of public offices on advise of the Public Service Commission
  • Annual Reporting on realization of  National values to National Assembly
  • Annual Reporting to Parliament on fulfillment of international obligations of the Republic
  • Creation of Commissions of Inquiry and Tribunals
  • National Security Council
  • International Development Support Programme
  • State corporations oversight and advisory services
  • Oversight over LAPSSET project
  • Kenya /South Sudan liaison
  • National Honors and Awards