President Kagame on October 2nd received the Minister-President of Rhineland-Palatinate Malu Dreyer who has served as Minister-President of Rhineland-Palatinate since January 2013, the first woman to hold this office.
Malu Dreyer is also the Deputy leader of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), a position she was elected to in 2017.
The official is accompanied by a delegation of 31, including Doris Ahnen, the Minister of Finance of the State of Rhineland-Palatinate; four Members of the State Parliament of Rhineland-Palatinate.
They include; the Vice President of the State Parliament as well as staff from the State Government.
Over the last 36 years nearly 2000 projects valued at €100 million have been implemented in Rwanda in the fields of education, health, youth and museum.
In the field of education, the partnership included; school construction and provision of scholastic materials, students and teachers exchanges and vocational training collaboration through IPRC
In health, the partnership includes; construction of health centers and health posts as well as the provision of medical equipment while the youth and museum’s partnership is mainly in the context of the cultural exchange.
This year partnerships were extended to the fields of governance, business promotion and local economic development through the exchange of experience and knowledge.
This fiscal year partnership agreements were signed between 5 districts in Rwanda and 5 German municipalities; Ngoma District with the municipality of Landkreis, Gisagara District and the municipality of Hachenburg, Karongi District and the municipality of Bad Kreuznach, Nyamagabe District and the municipality of Birkenfeld, and Ruhango District with the City of Landau.