Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation for Development Magazine #93 of October 02, 2020

The coordinators called upon to properly manage the funds allocated to development projects

The Ministry of Finance, Budget and Economic Development Planning organized in Gitega province, on Thursday October 1, 2020, a meeting for the coordinators of development projects supported by technical and financial partners of the Government of Burundi. The objective of this meeting was to analyze together the step taken in the execution of the projects. The meeting was opened by the President of the Republic H.E Evariste Ndayishimiye.

Burundi president

In his welcome address, the Minister in charge of Finance Dr Domitien Ndihokubwayo said that this meeting fits well with the Government's vision that each Burundian, especially those responsible at all levels, must be aware of their contribution so that Burundi arrives at the realization of the National Development Plan (PND 2018-2027). The goal being for Burundi to be on the list of rich countries in the world by the year 2027, continued the Minister in charge of Finance. He invited the coordinators to ensure that each project is beneficialto all Burundians without any discrimination.

In his speech, the President of the Republic H.E Evariste Ndayishimiye informed the participants that this was a self-assessment meeting. He said that it was not only an opportunity to analyze together the step already taken in the execution of their respective projects, but also to assess together the share of these projects in the effective development of the country. The Head of State recommended that these coordinators manage the funds with due diligence in order to help boost the country's economy, as these projects constitute the pillar of development, he said.

The meeting saw the participation of the Ministers in charge of Public Health, Trade, Tourism, Environment, Public Works, Energy and Mines.

Before this meeting, the President of the Republic H.E Evariste Ndayishimiye had launched the extension works of the Urumuri center, a center for the care of obstetric fistulas, within the regional hospital of Gitega. The works of this extension will be financed by the Fondation Bonne Action "Umugiraneza", chaired by the First Lady of the country H.E Angeline Ndayishimiye.

(Source: www.rtnb.bi)

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Magazine M.A.E.C.D 93 02-10-2020 (English)