Rwanda’s Prime Minister, Edouard Ngirente, is in Johannesburg, South Africa, where he represented President Paul Kagame in the Africa Investment Forum that ended today.
It was organised by the African Development Bank and attended by various African Head of States and Governments including President Cyril RAMAPHOSA of South Africa, who officially opened the forum.
The forum was aimed at encouraging African countries to accelerate investment in Infrastructure, energy, trade as well adopt necessary strategies to facilitate investment in Africa.
During the forum, Premier Ngirente, who was accompanied by Finance Minister Dr. Uzziel Ndagijimana and officials from the Rwanda Development Board in charge of investment, met investors who are interested in investing in Rwanda and briefed them on some of the strategies adopted by the Government of Rwanda to easy doing Business in Rwanda.
He also explained them the benefits of investing in Rwanda especially in the ICT sector.
Key projects that were presented include: the Kigali Innovation City (KIC), Karongi Lakeside Hotel and Gold Resort Project, Affordable Housing construction project and Gabiro Agro Park project.
Some of the investors expressed interest to invest in Rwanda.
Details will be coming soon