PM Makuza to present Govt’s 7-year strategy

KIGALI - The Prime Minister, Bernard Makuza, will today present before both Chambers of Parliament, the government’s programme for the next seven years
Prime Minister Bernard Makuza addressing parliament recently (File photo)
Prime Minister Bernard Makuza addressing parliament recently (File photo)

KIGALI - The Prime Minister, Bernard Makuza, will today present before both Chambers of Parliament, the government’s programme for the next seven years

This will be the first time the Prime Minister will be making a presentation of the government plans, before the public.
Speaking to The New Times, yesterday, the Premier said that the programmes to be promoted include good governance, social welfare, justice, economic development and others geared towards improving the lives of the Rwandan people.

“Over the next seven years, the Government’s programmes will focus on elevating Rwanda from being a poor country to a middle income country,” he said.

The Prime Minister added that, the government’s programs were based on what the Rwandan people had asked for  and what President Paul Kagame had promised during the just concluded Presidential campaigns.

“The Government is going to put in more effort to improve the lives of its people and accelerate achieving the targets according to Vision 2020,” he added.

Augustin Habimana, the Parliamentary spokesperson, said that the Prime Minister’s presentation is one of the provisions of the latest constitutional amendments.

“Some provisions during the last amendment of the constitution require the Prime Minister to table government programmes in Parliament,” said Habimana.

MPs and Senators are expected to scrutinize Makuza’s paper before endorsing it for implementation.

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