Minister Biruta reiterates Rwanda’s readiness to host CHOGM

By IGIHE
On 8 March 2021 at 12:36

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Vincent Biruta has reiterated Rwanda’s readiness to host the upcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) scheduled in June 2021 and invited guests to the meeting expected to discuss issues of global concern.

He has revealed this today as Rwanda joined the rest of the World to celebrate the Common Wealth Day, which this year, coincided with International Women’s Day.

“In the current context, CHOGM 2021 will be an opportunity for the Leaders and the people of Commonwealth to come together and with the rest of the World to discuss key issues such as Global Health, Security, Climate Change and Gender Equality, which require concerted efforts and solidarity. The Commonwealth will once again demonstrate that it has the capacity to lead in matters of global interest,” he said.

“Rwanda is prepared to deliver an impactful and safe meeting, in respect of World Health Organization [WHO] guidelines and looks forward to welcoming members of the Commonwealth family as we continue to work hand in hand to deliver on our common goals,” added Biruta.

CHOGM was to take place last year but it has been postponed to June 2021 because COVID-19 pandemic.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Vincent Biruta.

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