Rwanda and China to engage new Cooperation for Local Government

Today, Minister of Local Government Prof Shyaka Anastase received in his office 5 members Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC), led by Madam Lin Yi, Vice President of the Association – who are on visit to exchange views on China-Rwanda Local Government Cooperation.

After their exchange during the courtesy call, Minister Shyaka said: We will engage cooperation between cities and local government entities which can benefit our citizens.”

Madam Lin Yi, Vice President of the Association highlighted the major focus for the cooperation. She said: “We will focus on vocational education of the youth; youth exchange and cultural exchange.”

For four-day visit in the country, the delegation is also expected to visit different entities as well as to meet with local government leaders to discuss cooperation and sharing experience on governance; promotion and management of sister-city cooperation; and promotion of cultural & people exchanges.