Kagame receives World Bank president

By Théophile Niyitegeka
On 23 March 2017 at 10:53

President Paul Kagame has received the World Bank (WB) President, Dr. Jim Yong Kim who completed his two days visit to Rwanda with a promise that the WB is committed to maintaining partnership with Rwanda.
After holding talks with Kagame yesterday, Dr Kim said that Rwanda is managing well its economy and more committed to transforming the future compared to other countries.
Dr Kim explained that Sub-Sahara African countries are promising to boost their economies though the rate has been (...)

President Paul Kagame has received the World Bank (WB) President, Dr. Jim Yong Kim who completed his two days visit to Rwanda with a promise that the WB is committed to maintaining partnership with Rwanda.

After holding talks with Kagame yesterday, Dr Kim said that Rwanda is managing well its economy and more committed to transforming the future compared to other countries.

Dr Kim explained that Sub-Sahara African countries are promising to boost their economies though the rate has been low for long. The worries however arose from instability international economy.

“There are different elections, Brexit among others but Rwanda is placed in a good position. Even though the country has limited natural resources, it manages the economy excellently and we hope development here will keep progressing,” he said.

“We have been partners for long in various development sectors .It is good for us to see Rwanda having a good development framework. We are looking for various ideas and continued support. It is exciting being here witnessing development, innovation and creativity being done in Rwanda,” he added.

The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Amb Gatete Claver told the media that Dr Kim came to Rwanda to strengthen the good partnership with WB which is taking another level overtime.

“ He has come to witness because they help us in many sectors especially in infrastructure.They built majority of the roads, they provide the largest funds in energy,in agriculture ,in renovating cities,Ubudehe related activites which he has visited today,” he said.

Kagame in talks with the World Bank president.

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