President Ramkalawan to attend CHOGM in Kigali |22 June 2022
President Wavel Ramkalawan will join other world leaders at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting to be held from June 20-25, 2022, in Kigali, Rwanda.
The official opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) will take place on Friday June 24 and will be followed by the main high-level meetings of heads of government from Friday June 24 to Saturday June 25. As part of the CHOGM activities, the President will also participate in the heads of government retreat as well as various side events.
CHOGM was due to take place in June 2020 but was postponed twice due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Over 30 heads of government including high-level officials and diplomats will be participating in the upcoming CHOGM.
President Ramkalawan will depart the country today Wednesday and will be back on Sunday June 26. During President Ramkalawan’s absence from the country, his duties and responsibilities will be discharged by Vice-President Ahmed Afif.
Press release from the Office of the President