Why Rwanda amended law on nationality

Published: 4/Jan/2021
Source: The New Times (Kigali)

By Emmanuel Ntirenganya

The new law governing Rwandan nationality offers preferential treatment to people with special skills, talents and those with substantial investment that are needed in the country.

Judith Uwizeye, Minister in the Office of the President, told The New Times the review of the law was aimed to attract investment and skilled people who want to come to Rwanda from across the world.

She said that those grounds were not provided for in the amended organic law of 2008 governing Rwandan nationality.

The plenary sitting of the Chamber of Deputies adopted this organic law on December 21, 2020.

Read further: https://www.newtimes.co.rw/news/why-rwanda-amended-law-nationality

Themes: Naturalisation and Marriage
Regions: Rwanda
Year: 2021