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Rwanda and South Korea sign agreement that will see the creation of ICT Innovation Center

Rwanda and South Korea sign agreement that will see the creation of ICT Innovation Center

Kigali - 18 April 2013

Yesterday, The Ministry of Youth and ICT and the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) signed an agreement worth USD 5.6 million for a project that will establish an ICT Innovation Center in Rwanda.

Speaking at the signing ceremony, Permanent Secretary in Ministry of Youth and ICT, Rosemary Mbabazi, said that project is in line with EDPRS II. “This project aims to promote job creation, human resources education, the growth and development of the ICT industry which are all EDPRS II targets.”

Mr Sang-chul Kim, KOICA’s representative in Rwanda said that the project, which will be implemented in collaboration with Rwanda Development Board, was part of KOICA’s efforts to strengthen ICT capacity in Rwanda. “Korean experts will be dispatched to Rwanda to provide technical advice on the implementation of the project and provide the necessary ICT equipment and materials.”

The agreement provides that the funds will go to the implementation of the ICT development roadmap and construction of the Center among other things.

The ICT Innovation Center will be located at the Integrated Polytechnic Regional Center, Kigali Campus.

KOICA’s Rwanda office has been working in various sectors including ICT, education and rural development. This year marks the 50 years of the establishment of diplomatic relationship between Rwanda and the Republic of Korea.


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