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PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE

Rt. Hon. Anastase Murekezi

Prime Minister

About the PMO

The Prime Minister’s Office, PMO in short, under the authority of the Prime Minister, is entrusted with assisting the Prime Minister in the implementation of national policies, leading Government activities along the major guidelines given by the President of the Republic and ensuring law enforcement

The PMO is also entrusted with the function of formulating the Government programme of action in consultation with Ministerial Departments.

For more information: www.primature.gov.rw

MINISTRY OF NATURAL RESOURCES

Hon. Dr. Vincent Biruta
Minister of Natural Resources (Land, Forests, Environment and Mining)

Hon. Evode Imena

Minister of State in the Ministry of Natural Resources in charge of Mining

About MINIRENA

The mission of the ministry includes preparing and ensuring the follow up and evaluation of policies and strategies for environment protection; preparing draft bills and establishing norms and practices for rational exploitation and efficient management of the nation’s land, environment, and water resources; evaluating the implementation of policies; promoting research and exploitation of underground natural resources; setting up appropriate mechanisms for mineral extraction and valuation; and planning and implementation of pure water distribution programs and basic health activities.

For more information: www.minirena.gov.rw

MINISTRY OF FINANCE AND ECONOMIC PLANNING


Hon. Claver Gatete
Minister of Finance and Economic Planning

Hon. Uzziel Ndagijimana
Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning in charge of Economic Planning

About MINECOFIN

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning is responsible for sustainable growth and providing economic opportunities to improve the living standards of all Rwandans. The ministry is also responsible for establishing and monitoring the highest standards of accountability and transparency in public finance management.


For more information: www.minecofin.gov.rw

MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND ANIMAL RESOURCES


Hon. Geraldine Mukeshimana
Minister of Agriculture & Animal Resources

Hon. Tony Nsanganira
Minister of State in the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources in charge of Agriculture

About MINAGRI

The Ministry of Agriculture is charged with advancing the sustainable development of a modern, efficient and competitive agricultural sector to ensure national food security, export promotion and diversification of production for the benefit of the farmers and the economy of the country. The Ministry aims to transform agriculture from subsistence farming to a productive, high-value, market-oriented sector that is environmentally friendly and has an impact on other sectors of the economy.


For more information: www.minagri.gov.rw

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION

Hon. Prof Silas Lwakabamba

Minister of Education

Hon. Olivier Rwamukwaya

Minister of State in Charge of Primary and Secondary Education

Hon. Albert Nsengiyumva
Minister of State in the Ministry of Education in charge of Technical and Vocational Education and Training

About MINEDUC

The mission of the Ministry of Education is to transform the Rwandan population into skilled human capital for socio-economic development of the country by ensuring equitable access to quality education focusing on combating illiteracy, promotion of science and technology, critical thinking and positive values.


For more information: www.mineduc.gov.rw

MINISTRY OF HEALTH

Hon. Agnes Binagwaho

Minister of Health

Hon. Patrick Ndimubanzi

Minister of State in the Ministry of
Health in charge of Public Health and Primary Health Care

About MOH

The Ministry of Health is committed to improving the Rwandan population’s health situation by strengthening the quality of service delivered and providing access to treatment through universal health insurance coverage (Mutuelles de Santé). To enhance public health services, we are in the midst of a deep reform which will address the major traditional problems of health as well as the new challenges posed by the pandemic of HIV/AIDS.


For more information: www.moh.gov.rw

MINISTRY OF DEFENCE

Hon. James Kabarebe

Minister of Defence

About MINADEF

The Ministry of Defence is responsible for ensuring the sovereignty and defence of the country by protecting Rwanda’s interests, territorial integrity, vital resources of the population and national values under the ambit of the Constitution and international law.

For more information: www.mod.gov.rw

MINISTRY OF JUSTICE

Hon. Johnston Busingye

Minister of Justice / Attorney General

About MINIJUST

The mission of the Ministry of Justice is to promote and facilitate the rule of law in the country by emphasizing equality of all persons before the law and ensuring that judicial institutions are effective and efficient in the provision of legal services to the public.

For more information: www.minijust.gov.rw

MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND COOPERATION

Hon. Louise Mushikiwabo

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation


Hon. Amb. Eugène-Richard Gasana

Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation

About MINAFFET

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is responsible for establishing and maintaining quality relationships with other countries for peace, security and stability of Rwanda, the region and the world while participating in wealth creation through more efficient cooperation for development, promotion of investments and tourism, the transfer of know-how and technologies, and more equitable worldwide trade and regional integration.

For more information: www.minaffet.gov.rw

MINISTRY OF GENDER AND FAMILY PROMOTION IN THE PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE

Hon. Oda Gasinzigwa

Minister of Gender and Family Promotion in the Prime Minister’s Office

About MIGEPROF

The Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion aims at promoting equality and equity for both men and women and ensuring the empowerment of women through the national development processes of Rwanda. The Ministry further aims at promoting the family as the natural and cultural basis of Rwandan society and providing a conducive environment for the overall development of the nation’s children according to international standards and principles.

For more information: www.migeprof.gov.rw

MINISTRY OF INFRASTRUCTURE


Hon. Musoni James

Minister of Infrastructure


Hon. Germaine Kamayirese
Minister of State in charge of Energy and Water



Hon. Dr Alexis Nzahabwanimana
Minister of State in charge of Transport

About MININFRA

The mission of the Ministry of Infrastructure is to ensure the sustainable development of infrastructure and contribute to economic growth with a view to enhancing the quality of life of the population; to develop institutional and legal frameworks, national policies, strategies and master plans relating to the transportation, energy, habitat and urbanism, meteorology, and water and sanitation subsectors; to initiate programs to develop, rehabilitate and maintain an efficient and integrated national transportation infrastructure network, including roads, bridges, airports, railways, and water transportation which will contribute to economic development and regional integration.

For more information: www.mininfra.gov.rw

MINISTRY OF INTERNAL SECURITY

Hon. Sheik Mussa Harerimana

Minister of Internal Security

About MININTER

The mission of the Ministry of Internal Security is to guarantee the safety and security of Rwandans and their property respecting all relevant international conventions. The Ministry works in collaboration with the Rwanda National Police and the Rwanda Correctional Services throughout the country to deliver high quality, accountable services safeguarding the rule of law and providing a secure environment to all citizens. The Ministry has a wider vision of including citizens in community management and protection. Included in this vision is the principle of community service in the nation’s prisons.

For more information:www.mininter.gov.rw

MINISTRY OF EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY


Hon. Valentine Rugwabiza

Minister of East African Community

About MINEAC

The Ministry of East African Community was established by the Government of Rwanda in 2008 in line with EAC member states’ joint commitment to establish national coordinating ministries with primary responsibility for EAC matters. MINEAC serves as an operational link between the Government of Rwanda and other national stakeholders, and the EAC organs and Institutions.

For more information: www.mineac.gov.rw

MINISTRY OF DISASTER MANAGEMENT AND REFUGEE AFFAIRS


Hon. Seraphine Mukantabana


Minister of Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs

About MIDIMAR

The Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs is responsible for the formulation of policies for a comprehensive advance response strategy to coordinate, control, and direct disaster management; providing political guidance for the supervision of humanitarian assistance in emergency situations; and for mobilizing resources to promote a disaster awareness culture within a policy framework oriented to management of natural and man-made disasters. The Ministry is also tasked with developing a proactive refugee policy and mechanisms for the management of Rwandan and foreign refugee affairs in respect of Rwandan law and international treaties protecting refugees.

For more information: www.midimar.gov.rw

MINISTRY OF CABINET AFFAIRS

Hon. Stella Ford Mugabo

Minister of Cabinet Affairs

About MINICAAF

The Ministry of Cabinet Affairs (MINICAAF) is headed by the Minister for Cabinet Affairs, and comprises the Cabinet Secretariat and the Official Gazette of Rwanda.
MINICAAF was established by the Cabinet decision of 28 January 2008 and its mandate is set out in Presidential Order No 03/01 of 02/04/2008 determining the functioning of Cabinet, its membership and procedures for decision making.

For more information: www.minicaaf.gov.rw

MINISTRY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT


Hon. Francis Kaboneka

Minister of Local Government



Hon. Dr. Alvera Mukabaramba

Minister of State in the Ministry of Local Government in Charge of Social Affairs.

About MINALOC

The Ministry of Local Government was established with the main mission of "Promoting the well-being of the population by good governance, community development and social affairs." Among its objectives, the Ministry is tasked with Putting in place democratic, decentralized administrative structures, which are able to mobilize the population in order to implement Government programs and resolve problems.

For more information:www.minaloc.gov.rw

MINISTRY OF PUBLIC SERVICE AND LABOR


Hon. Judith Uwizeye

Minister of Public Service and Labor

About MIFOTRA

The Ministry of Public Service and Labor was established to Strengthen Institutional and Legal framework to improve conditions of employment in Public and Private sector. Enhance effectiveness and efficiency public institutions to deliver a quality service delivery as well as develop skills and competences of public servants and leaders for effective service delivery to mention a few.

For more information:www.mifotra.gov.rw

MINISTRY OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY

Hon. François Kanimba

Minister of Trade and Industry

About MINICOM

The Ministry of Trade and Industry has a vision to achieve accelerated and sustained economic growth led by a dynamic and competitive private sector. The Ministries mission is to facilitate Rwanda’s economic transformation through enabling a competitive private sector integrated into regional and global markets, while ensuring a level playing field and the protection of consumers.

For more information:www.minicom.gov.rw

MINISTRY OF SPORTS AND CULTURE


Hon. Joseph Habineza

Minister of Sports and Culture

About MINISPOC

The Ministry of Sportsand Culture was established with a mission to develop, coordinate, monitor, evaluate and supportimplementation of policies and strategies that promote Sports and Culturaldevelopment initiatives that lead to the economic and social transformation aswell as to a productive and patriotic generation.

For more information: www.minispoc.gov.rw

MINISTRY OF YOUTH AND ICT

Hon. Jean Philbert Nsengimana

Minister of Youth and ICT

About Ministry of Youth and ICT


The Ministry of Youth and ICT develops, coordinates, monitors, evaluates and supports implementation of policies and strategies that promote youth development aimed at economic and social transformation and a productive and patriotic generation. The ministry is also charged with integrating and disseminating ICT through policy, strategy and action to empower both public and private sectors, in order to accelerate the transformation of Rwanda into a middle-income economy and information society by 2020.

For more information:www.myict.gov.rw

MINISTER IN THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT


Hon. Venantia Tugireyezu


Minister in the Office of the President

About MINIPRESIREP

MINIPRESIREP reviews all legislation before promulgation by the President of the Republic. The Minister works closely with the National Unity and Reconciliation Commission, Office of the Ombudsman and National Intelligence Security Service and ensures the establishment and implementation of policies and legislation related to those institutions attached to the Office of the President. The Minister is also charged with resolving the citizen complaints addressed to the President and supervises implementation of Presidential pledges; and serves as liaison between Cabinet and Parliament by briefing both bureaus of the Senate and Chamber of Deputies on Cabinet resolutions or any other issues from the two Chambers concerning government.


For more information, contact minipresirep gov.rw

RWANDA DEVELOPMENT BOARD

Hon. Francis Gatare


RDB’s Chief Executive Officer

About RDB

The Rwanda Development Board was set up by bringing together all the government agencies responsible for the entire investor experience under one roof. This includes key agencies responsible for business registration, investment promotion, environmental clearances, privatization and specialist agencies which support the priority sectors of ICT and tourism as well as SMEs and human capacity development in the private sector.
The RDB is independent and influential. It reports directly to the President and is guided by a Board that includes all the key Ministers (e.g., finance, commerce, infrastructure, agriculture).


For more information, visit www.rdb.rw


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