The outgoing Minister of State in charge of Transport, Dr. Alexis Nzahabwanimana handed over powers to the newly appointed Minister of State Jean de Dieu Uwihanganye in a ceremony that took place at Ministry of Infrastructure (MININFRA) Headquarters in Kacyiru.
The ceremony was led by the Minister of Infrastructure, Hon. James Musoni and witnessed by the Minister of State in charge of Energy and Water, Hon. Germaine Kamayirese, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Infrastructure, the Chief Executive Officers, Director Generals and Managing Directors of the Ministry’s affiliated agencies,the Ministry’s Officials and Staff as well as media houses.
Speaking at the event ceremony, Dr. Alexis Nzahabwanimana expressed his gratitude to His Excellency the President of the Republic of Rwanda for the trust in him since 2010 along his career in Rwanda Transport Development Agency (RTDA) and MININFRA. He also praised the support of the Ministry’s Officials and Staff in fulfilling his mandate.
Hon. Jean de Dieu Uwihanganye expressed his appreciation for the work done by the outgoing Minister of State in charge of Transport and assured to improve transport sector in Rwanda, and said that he would build on the foundation his predecessor has laid. He promised a strong collaboration and team work with employees of the Ministry of Infrastructure and its affiliated agencies to achieve infrastructure and service expectations.
The Minister of Infrastructure, Hon. James Musoni focused on the importance of the efficient coordination mechanisms towards infrastructure projects for the development of the country and improvement of life of Rwandans.
“We are committed to put in place strong monitoring and evaluation mechanisms to ensure better implementation of infrastructure projects from the national level to districts”, said Musoni during the function.