Saturday, October 27, 2012

UNDP, AfDB pledge stronger partnerships

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Lamin M. Manneh, the new UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Country Representative, hands over his credentials to President Kagame at Village Urugwiro yesterday. The New Times / T. Kisambira.
The country representatives of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), have pledged stronger and more effective partnerships with Rwanda as the country accelerates its development.

The UNDP Country Representative, Lamin M. Manneh, who doubles as the United Nations Resident Coordinator, Negatu Makonnen the African Development Bank (AfDB) Resident  Representative and the IKEA Foundation Chief Executive Officer, Per Heggenes made the pledge, yesterday, during a meeting with President Paul Kagame at Village Urugwiro, yesterday.

IKEA, a leading Swedish conglomerate, works closely with the UN family.

“Rwanda is a country where everybody wants to be now; it’s making a lot of progress under the dynamic leadership of President Kagame and it’s a beautiful country. We are all impressed by the immense progress this country has made taking into account where it came from 18 years ago,” Manneh said...

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