Rwanda, German Province celebrate 35 years of partnership

By IGIHE
On 14 October 2017 at 02:34

Rwanda and Rhenanie Palatinat Province of German have celebrated 35 years of partnership in different development programmes during an event held in Kigali yesterday where the Rwandan government recognized the role the partnership contributed in the country’s development.

Speaking at the event, the Minister of Local Government, Francis Kaboneka thanked the province’s commitment to the country’s development and promised continued partnership.

“There are more than 2000 small and big projects they have implemented. Their programmes contributed to health, education and supporting persons with disabilities among others,” he said.

RhenaniePalatinat also contributes in capacity building for people in different sectors including training teachers and health workers.

The province also provides Euro2.5 million every years to Rwanda.

Governance, Sports and Infrastructure Minister in Rhenanie Palatinat Province, Roger Lewentz promised extended partnership to 35 more years ahead.

“We need to advance cooperation by equipping youth as we prepare our future. We observed that Rwanda is developing, we shall continue this partnership in 35 years ahead and achieve more” he said.

RhenaniePalatinat started supporting Rwanda’s development programmes in 1982.


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