US$ 300m Kigali Convention Centre in Rwanda set to be opened in June

US$ 300m Kigali Convention Centre in Rwanda set to be opened in June

The multi-million Kigali Convention centre in Rwanda’s capital is set to be officially opened in June this year; this is according to Ultimate Concepts Limited (UCL) who owns the project.

Kigali Convention Centre which is anticipated to be a hub of a lot of services in East African Community will further host the 27th African Union Summit and this will be its maiden major event, several other events have also been scheduled to take place at the convention centre.

The Executive Chairperson of UCL, Eng. Didier Sagashya confirmed the reports and said that the construction project which is valued at US 300m will be fully operational as from June this year. He further said that the building will entail a five start hotel consisting of 292 rooms, several meeting rooms, an office park and a conference hall that can host up to 2,500 people.

“We are working very hard, 24 hours a day to complete the project, we will be doing final touches but construction works currently stands at 70 per cent complete. The centre will be operation by June 2016,” Sagashya said.

The Convention Centre is owned by UCL, a joint venture between the Government of Rwanda through the Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) and Prime Holdings Ltd as well as private investors, including Crystal Ventures Ltd and Rwanda Investment Group (RIG).

This mega development will help boost the tourism industry in the country.

Designers and Manufacturers of the Ultimax brand of professional stands, rigging and accessories.

Ultimate Concepts Limited is a custom manufacturer in steel and timber for bespoke products for clients.

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