Makuza courts global investors

KIGALI - Prime Minister Bernard Makuza, has invited global investors to set up shop in Rwanda, assuring them of the country‘s offers a favourable investment climate.

KIGALI - Prime Minister Bernard Makuza, has invited global investors to set up shop in Rwanda, assuring them of the country‘s offers a favourable investment climate.

Makuza made call while speaking at the Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors’ Summit (VGGIS), that was held in India in the Western city of Ahmedabad, on Tuesday.

“The opportunities are there for you to consider,” Mukuza told the summit that attracted over 5000 delegates, including 1000 from 80 countries. “Our country has sustained a growth of over 8.5 percent.”

The Premier told the delegates that there are various investment opportunities in the sectors of agriculture, energy, tourism, information technology, mining and real estate.

“Our Vision is to transform our country into a middle income economy, from a subsistence agriculture-based to a knowledge-based society, with high levels of savings and private investments,” Makuza said.

The Prime Minister was accompanied by Collette Ruhamya, the Minister of State for Energy and Water, Emmanuel Hategeka, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Trade, John Gara, RDB Chief Executive Officer, and PSF Vice President, Faustin Mbundu.

Rwanda, Malawi and Mozambique are the only African countries with exhibition stands at the biennial summit that is defined as an ideal platform to discuss business opportunities in the new age world.

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