Kigali, 18 October 2013

President Kagame has reminded Government officials to carry on joining their strength if the country is to continue achieving more benefits for every Rwandan citizen. The President made these remarks today when he presided over the swearing-in ceremony of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Rwanda Development Board (RDB), Amb. Valentine Rugwabiza Sendanyoye also a Member of the Cabinet.

A former deputy Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) since October 2005 Amb. Rugwabiza also served as Rwanda’s envoy to the United Nations in Geneva.

Before her diplomatic position, Amb. Rugwabiza had a long career in the private sector, where she occupied senior managerial positions in the private sector, in Rwanda and abroad.

RDB was created to fast track country’s development through investment. It overseas business registration and laying policies that facilitate doing business in Rwanda.