Rwanda Railway transport Experts to be trained in Moscow
Rwandan candidates will in coming days, register to Moscow State University of Railway Engineering (MIIT the biggest university complex of Russia. This was revealed by Ambassador Jeanne d’Arc Mujawamariya upon completing a visit to this leading transport educational institution in the Russian Federation.
Today, Ambassador Mujawamariya visit aim was to exploit training opportunities for Rwandan railway technicians in this reputed university. Ambassador Mujawamariya was warmly welcomed by the Rector Dr Boris A. Levin who through a short presentation about his institution including different programs offered in this prestigious university. A number of different partnerships with different higher learning institutions of Europe and countries’ railway authorities is a sign of the reputation of Russian vast Railway university.
Ambassador Mujawamariya thanked the institution leadership for the invitation and warm welcome and went on unveiling Rwanda’s training needs in railway transport development that the government of Rwanda is undertaking in partnership with East Africa Community member States. Areas of training include among others, Railway construction, bridges and transport tunnels, Railway operations, Rail Rolling stock, Surface transport and technological facilities and Traffic Support Systems- railway automatics and telemechanics as well as Information and Communication Technology and logistics courses.
To achieve this project, Rwanda Education Ministry in collaboration with the ministry of infrastructure would need to select potential candidates who will register to these technical courses, added Amb Mujawamiya as part of the priorities to implement the deal so that Rwanda will be enough equipped for the Dar-Isaka-Kigali railway project
Moscow State University of Railway Transport Engineering is a worldwide reputed higher learning institution that is in partnership with most developed railway development companies.