President Kagame appoints new foreign, security ministers in cabinet reshuffle

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President Kagame appoints new foreign, security ministers in cabinet reshuffle

Yanditswe November, 04 2019 at 23:33 PM



President Paul Kagame appointed Dr. Vincent Biruta and General Patrick Nyamvumba as new ministers of foreign affairs and Internal Security, respectively in a cabinet reshuffle announced on Monday evening.


Biruta, a long-serving cabinet member and former Senate President replaced Dr. Richard Sezibera.


Gen. Nyamvumba, who has been serving, as the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), will head the newly created Ministry of security.

The president also named Aurore Mimosa Munyangaju as the new ministers for Sports, Dr Jeanne D'Arc Mujawamariya, Minister for Environment, Edouard Bamporiki, State Minister for the Youth and Culture, as well as Ignatienne Nyirarukundo, State Minister for Social Affairs in the Ministry of Local Government.

Full list:

Ministers:

Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation

-Dr Vincent Biruta

Minister for Environment

-Dr Jeanne D'Arc Mujawamariya 

Minister for Internal Security

- Gen Patrick Nyamvumba


Minister For Sports

-Aurore Mimosa Munyangaju

Minister for Youth and Culture

-Rose Mary Mbabazi

State Ministers:

State Minister in the Minister of Youth and Culture

-Edouard Bamporiki

State Minister for Social Affairs in the Ministry of Local Government

-Ignatienne Nyirarukundo

Permanent Secretaries:

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry fo Gender and Family Promotion

-Assumpta Ingabire


Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Sports

-Didier Shema Maboko

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Local Government

-Samuel Dusengiyumva 

Other Appointments:

Director General of High Education Council

-Dr. Rose Mukankomeje

Chairman of the Rwanda Elders Advisory Council

-Tito Rutaremara

Member of the Rwanda Elders Advisory Council

-Marc Kabandana. 




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