Rwanda’s Presidency has revealed that the Head of State chaired the council on Saturday 17th September 2022 on his visit to New York in the United States of America (USA).
The meeting was attended by leaders including The Secretary-General of the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF), Louise Mushikiwabo; Pastor Rick Warren; Senior Economic Advisor to the President, Francis Gatare; the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Vincent Biruta; the Minister of ICT and Innovation, Paula Ingabire and Dr. Éliane Ubalijoro, a lecturer at McGill University in Montréal, Canada.
PAC is comprised of Dr. Donald Kaberuka, the former President of Africa Development Bank (AfDB); Scott Ford, a Scottish businessman; Kaia Miller the founder of Aslan Global; Michael Fairbanks, an economic expert who served as a lecturer at Harvard Business School; Prof. Michael Porter; Michael Roux who once overseen Rwanda’s interests in Australia and Dr. Paul Davenport who headed Alberta University among others.
The meeting takes time at a time when Rwanda’s economy continues to recover following effects of COVID-19 pandemic.
The National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) recently announced that Rwanda’s economy increased by 7.5% in the second quarter of 2022 compared to the same period last year.
The economy is also projected to grow by 6% in 2022.