Premier Ngirente, WB discuss transformational projects

By IGIHE
On 17 May 2019 at 08:30

Prime Minister, Dr. Ngirente Edouard yesterday received Mr. Hafez Ghanem, World Bank Group Vice President for Africa with whom he held discussions focusing on how to strengthen existing partnership between the World Bank and the Republic of Rwanda, especially in transformational sectors like energy, agriculture, transport, urbanization and human capital (Education and nutrition).

Mr. Hafez Ghanem is in Rwanda to attend Transform Africa Summit 2019.

Premier Ngirente thanked the World Bank for its close partnership and cooperation with the Government of Rwanda in implementing the Stunting Prevention and Reduction Project.

He also hailed the World Bank for speeding up the process of approving the two agreements which were signed yesterday between Rwanda and the World Bank (Socio-Economic Inclusion of Refugees Project worth US$ 60 Million and additional financing to PSTA4 Program for Results Phase II)

The two leaders discussed and agreed on how to fast-track different projects in the pipeline (financing Rwanda’s vision for better education, making agriculture more resilient to climate change, urbanization, and more)

Prime Minister Ngirente commended the World Bank cooperation with Rwanda and reiterated the commitment of the Government of Rwanda to further strengthen this cooperation.


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