Riepa, commerce ministry officials visit investors

Rwanda Investment and Export Promotion Agency (Riepa) staff  yesterday made courtesy visits to investors in the education, tourism, real estate and food processing sectors.
Clare Akamanzi(L), Vincent Karega(R).
Clare Akamanzi(L), Vincent Karega(R).

Rwanda Investment and Export Promotion Agency (Riepa) staff  yesterday made courtesy visits to investors in the education, tourism, real estate and food processing sectors.

This is part of the periodical tours meant to evaluate and monitor investments in the country.

Clare Akamanzi, the Deputy Director General of Riepa, said the visit was aimed at sharing views with investors and giving them advise on their investments.

The team visited Riviera High School, Bambino Super City, DN International and Inyange Dairy plant.

“Basically, such visits make investors feel comfortable to operate in a friendly environment as they further their investment for the development of the country,” she explained.

Akamanzi cited an example of Bambino Super City, a recreation centre, which they advised to diversify their business to attract all classes and age groups of people.

Vincent Karega, State Minister for Investment and Export Promotion explained that such courtesy visits encourage investors to increase investments in the country.

Adding: “They (investors) therefore need aspirations in their expansion plans through advisory services and advocacy.”

He promised that the investment promotion agency will continue to monitor investments and work hand-in-hand with investors.

“This will consequently position Rwanda as a good and conducive investment country in the region,” Karega explained.

All investor praised the actions of Riepa in their promoting their investments.

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