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The AfDB delegation paid a visit to Kayanza province


Aug 9, 2022

KAYANZA August 9th (ABP) – A delegation from the African Development Bank (AfDB), along with the Director General of the Road Agency of Burundi (ARB) and some executives of the latter, carried out a two-day visit from August 4 to 5, 2022 on the RN22, RN15 roads and the Kanyaru-Haut border post.

                                       The AfDB delegation and the Burundian team with the Rwandan team at the border post of Kanyaru Haut

That visit was preceded by a meeting with the governor of Kayanza province, Colonel Rémy Cishahayo, in order to inform the administration on the project of the aforementioned roads and the transformation of two border posts for the moment separated into a border at Kanyaru, a check on the site by ABP has revealed

During that meeting, the governor of Kayanza presented to the team on mission the projects in progress, including the completion of the construction of the provincial office of Kayanza in floors at three levels and the establishment of a federation bringing together more than 800 cooperative societies from all 262 villages of Kayanza province. However, he deplored the fact that the urban center districts of Kayanza are not paved while the provincial authorities of Kayanza already have the vision to make the city of Kayanza an industrial city. On this subject, Governor Cishahayo insisted that the practicability of roads is one of the driving forces of economic growth and that no country throughout the world has developed only thanks to the development of the road sector. To do that, he asked the AfDB team to first put in place the socio-economic infrastructure, including the paving of the residential zone of ​​Kirema. He also asked this team to intervene so that a master plan for the city of Kayanza is drawn up. That AfDB regional delegation and the Rwandan team met with the Burundian team at the Kanyaru-Haut border with the aim of identifying the sites where the one-stop border post will be erected.