HISTORY OF THE MINISTRY

The Ministry of Infrastructure is located at Kacyiru, Gasabo District, City of Kigali.

The name “Ministry of Infrastructure” is recent. Over the years, the Ministry has had many different incarnations. The chronological list of its names is as follows:

1962 to 1965: Ministry for Technical Businesses

1965 to 1973: Ministry of Public services

1973 to 1980: Ministry of Public Services and Energy

1980 to 1994: Ministry of Public Services, Water and Energy

1994 to 1997: Ministry of Public Services and Energy

1997 to 1999: Ministry of Public Services (MINITRAP)

1999 to 2002: Ministry of Public Services, Transport and Communication (MINITRACO).

15th November 2002 – Now: Ministry of Infrastructure (MININFRA).