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Govt seeks to expedite cross-border services agreements

Published on February 02, 2017

The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Trade, Industry and East African Community Affairs (MINEACOM), Innocent Safari, has called on professionals, professional associations and regulatory bodies (ministries, departments and agencies) to suggest solutions that will bring about legal environment for cross-border movement of services and service suppliers.  

Addressing stakeholders at the 2nd National Consultative Forum on Professional Services, Safari said that the government attaches a lot of importance to the services sector, since it contributes 48 per cent of Rwanda’s GDP. 

“As you may be aware, the government attaches serious importance to the services sector. Let us discuss all the available opportunities, especially within the EAC framework and how to tap into them, of course to benefit our economy,” he said. Read more. Source | New Times