While officiating swearing in ceremony of new cabinet members and new member of parliament, president Kagame urged them to work better on challenges affecting Rwanda mainly those caused by Rwanda neighbors and beyond.
“Our country faces many challenges but we have to keep solving them and move forward regardless. We have challenges caused by our neighbors and beyond but our role is to work even better, work together as institutions, partner with others for mutual benefits.” Said President Kagame.
Rwanda neighbors Burundi in Southern, Tanzania in Eastern, Democratic Republic of Congo in Western and Uganda North.
Since 2015 there were relation crackdown between Rwanda and its neighbor South accusing each other in plotting to destabilize it’s security and the story is the same when Rwanda goes North.
The Uganda Rwanda relation has been ongoing where Rwanda accuse its neighbor in North of three outstanding ussues among them supporting terrorists group plotting to destabilize Rwanda and incarcerating Rwandans travelling in Uganda.
Meanwhile in the swearing in ceremony, appointed leaders swear in today only after two days the Prime announcement announced their appointment on February 26, 2020.
Those who swore in Friday include 4 Ministers, 4 State Ministers and 2 members of parliament.
President Kagame thanked the new leaders to have accepted their appointment and urge them to serve public interest instead of their personal interests.
“In your oath of office, you committed to not use your power for your own profit. This is where things go wrong, this is where people show their weaknesses. Some recognize it as a mistake while others think it is a show of strength. This is wrong, ” he said.
“Serving the benefits of all citizens is what is important in rebuilding and moving our country forward from where we are to where we want it to be as Rwandans,” he added.
The new members of cabinet are Dr Bayisenge Jeanette sworn in as the new Minister in the Ministry of Gender and Family Planning, Dr Ngamije Daniel sworn in as the new Minister in the Ministry of Health, replacing the renowned Diane Gashumba.
Ines Mpambara as the new Minister in charge of Minister’s affairs and Dr Uwamariya Valentine as Education Ministry.
There were also swearing in of four state Ministers namely: Irere Claudette in charge of technology and TVET in Ministry of Education, Richard Tusabe in Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, Twagirayezu Gaspard in charge of Primary and Secondary education in Ministry of Education and Dr Tharcisse in Ministry of Health.
Two member of parliament lower chamber also swore in, those are Karemera Emmanuel and Mukabarisa Germaine.