Rwanda’s Presidency has revealed that the Head of State chaired the council on Sunday 17th September 2023 on his visit to New York in the United States of America (USA) where he went to attend the United Nations (UN) General Assembly.
The meeting discussed innovative and practical solutions towards sustaining Rwanda’s socio-economic progress, as well as regional and global issues of importance to the country.
The meeting was attended by Michael Fairbanks, an economic expert who served as a lecturer at Harvard Business School; the CEO of Rwanda Development Board (RDB), Clare Akamanzi; Minister of Environment, Dr. Mujawamariya Jeanne D’Arc and Senior Economic Advisor to the President, Francis Gatare among others.
Other participants include Scott T. Ford, founder of Westrock LLC who also serves as Board Chairperson of Agaciro Development Fund; Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Vincent Biruta and Ben Melkman, an economic expert.
Dr. Donald Kaberuka; Dr Uzziel Ndagijimana, Minister of Finance and Economic planning, and university lecturer, Dr. Eliane Ubalijoro were among other prominent figures that attended the meeting.