The City of Kigali council approved the budget for the 2020-2021 fiscal year

The City of Kigali council has approved the 2020/21 Budget, worth Rwf100.1 billion, of which 51.1 per cent will go toward development budget and 48.9 percent is recurrent budget.

The city of Kigali expects to raise the 2020-2021 budget from taxes and fines, disposal of assets, loans and others government agencies input.

In the 100 billion 2020-2021 budget, 25.1 billion will be spent on advancing education. 1634 classrooms along with washrooms, worth 4.6 billion will be constructed.

The money will also be invested in resources that reduce overcrowding in schools. For secondary schools, the city of Kigali plans to construct storied classrooms to preserve land and increase classrooms at the same time.

Housing and urban development has 9.8 billion reserved for it.

Health and transport infrastructure are among other areas of focus in the 2020-2021 budget with 5.7 billion and 7.7 billion in that order.

Other priorities include social protection and good governance that has 7 billion in total.

Uncompleted projects in the 2019-2020 fiscal year that account have been postponed to 2020-2021. The majority of them are roads, water and sanitation mega projects.

The city of Kigali has a vision to become a model city in Africa in 2050.

 

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