Courtesy Call: Minister Shyaka received His Rhineland Palatinate Counterpart

Today the Minister of Local Government, Prof. Shyaka Anastase received in his office Hon. Roger Lewentz, the Minister of Interior, Sports and Infrastructure in Rhineland Palatinate State of Germany and his delegation.

Minister Shyaka commended the successful partnership which is now being extended to new level as last month he visited his counterpart in Germany to kick off the new five-year partnership programme.

The new partnership will cover 13 key priorities for the next five years including among others technical and vocational trainings, education and scientific cooperation; inclusion of persons with disabilities; health partnership; sports; involvement of youth in development; decentralisation and municipal Cooperation; and Made in Rwanda and Export Promotion.

On the other hand, Hon. Minister Roger Lewentz welcome the success of the partnership, and expressed enthusiasm with optimism for the next decades of partnership.

As part of their visit in Rwanda, Minister Roger Lewentz and his delegation will also join Rwandans for 25th commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi.

Rwanda and the State of Rhineland Palatinate enjoy an excellent bilateral partnership for more than 36 Years.