RALGA embraces ICT

The Rwanda Association of Local Government Authorities (RALGA), General Assembly that sat in Kigali, over the weekend, resolved that all local government authorities should adopt the use of ICT, as a way of enhancing e-governance.
CALLED ON; Dr. Aisha Kirabo (Photo; J. Mbanda)
CALLED ON; Dr. Aisha Kirabo (Photo; J. Mbanda)

The Rwanda Association of Local Government Authorities (RALGA), General Assembly that sat in Kigali, over the weekend, resolved that all local government authorities should adopt the use of ICT, as a way of enhancing e-governance.

While addressing the meeting, the association‘s president Dr. Aisha Kirabo, who is also the mayor of Kigali, called upon her counterparts to be in constant communication with the population by embracing ICT.

“One of our pillars is communication and ICT is one of the good and effective tools in communication, it can be done easily, faster and we can reach the larger audience in the shortest possible time,” Kirabo said

“If we have to improve on good governance, we need to get closer to the population.”

The meeting also approved the annual action plan 2010-2011 with a budget of Rwf 2.4bn.

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