Sri Mulyani Indrawati, managing director of the World Bank, is expected on Wednesday in the Rwandan capital, Kigali, for a working visit, the international financial institution said in a statement on Monday.
According to an official statement issued in Kigali, Sri Mulyani will be in the East African country to deepen the partnership between Rwanda and the Bank in the fight against poverty whereby she will also visit funded projects and interact with some beneficiaries of these initiatives, the statement said.
According to a statement, Mulyani will also meet various Rwandan authorities including President Paul Kagame and other senior government officials, before holding a private discussion with representatives of the private sector and young entrepreneurs to learn about the opportunities and challenges they are facing in this East African nation.
The World Bank’s portfolio in Rwanda includes 13 national and 6 regional operations with a total commitment of 751 million dollars.
Among the key targeted projects includes assistance to farmers in the management of wetlands and terraced fields for the rehabilitation of water supply systems and electricity supply to rural households, it said.
The above Project objective aims especially to support farmers in the wetlands management and terracing fields for the rehabilitation of water supply systems and electricity supply to rural Households, it said. Enditem