Kenya launch its first coast guard in Liwatoni, Mombasa county. The colourful event was attended by President Uhuru Kenyatta, deputy president, cabinet secretaries,military and police among other dignitaries in the maritime sector.The launch comes after president uhuru signed into law The coast Guard Act 2018 established the KCGS for maritime security, safety and water pollution.The kenya coastal Guard services will be headed by Brigadier Victor Nasho Leonena will also comprise of the police, military, intelligence service and public service commission personnel. The launch seeks to seal loopholes uses for illegal trade in kenya waters. kenya looses sh 10 billion(97 million USD) annually in revenue due to illegal and criminal activities.The P. S Mr kibicho spoke at the event saying crimes perpetrated at the sea will greatly reduce. Speaking at the event the President emphasized on enhanced maritime security and protection of Kenya resources, He also commissioned a ship vessel which will be used for surveillance. The president also directed the state department of fisheries and the national land commission to ensure that all fish landing sites in private hands were to be secured by the end of the first quarter of 2019 so as it would be an employment complex for youths. THE president signed an executive order to establish the kenya fishing industry corporation and the Bandai maritime Academy to offer holistic training.General Samson  mwathethe, the chief of Kenya Defence Forces who is the chairman of the kenya Blue Economy steering Committee lauded the Government for their effort to ensure safe waters for our nation.The launch comes as kenya prepares to host the Sustainable blue economy conference from November 22 to 26 which will be co-host with Canada around 10,000 dignitaries across the world will mee to discuss the future of our waters