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Col Karuretwa promoted, assumes new duties

By IGIHE
On 5 November 2021 at 06:36

President Paul Kagame and the Commander-In-Chief of Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) has promoted Colonel Patrick Karuretwa to the rank of Brigadier General and appointed him head of RDF International Military Cooperation.

The statement released by the Ministry of Defence shows that the promotion and appointment take immediate effect.

He has been serving as the Head of Operations in RDF’s Second Division operating in Northern Province.

He also served as the Principal Private Secretary to the President of the Republic from November 2013 to July 2021.

Brig Gen Karuretwa graduated from the School of Law at the National University of Rwanda in 2000 before pursuing Master’s in International Law at The Fletcher School, Tufts University in the United States of America.

Col Karuretwa has been elevated to the rank of Brigadier General.
Col Karuretwa (in front) was among officers who completed studies at Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) Command and Staff College in Nyakinama.

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