Project ID: 1886

Chinese Government provides $7.66 million grant for Ministry of Foreign Affairs Headquarters Construction Project

Commitment amount

$ 13507898.88

Constant 2017 USD

Summary

Funding agency [Type]

China Ministry of Commerce [Government Agency]

Recipient

Rwanda

Sector

Government and civil society (Code: 150)

Flow type

Grant

Concessional

Yes

Category

Intent

Development (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Commercial

Development

Representational

Mixed

Financial Flow Classification

ODA-like (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Official Development Assistance

Other Official Flows

Vague (Official Finance)

Flows categorized based on OECD-DAC guidelines

Project lifecycle

Status

Completion (The next section lists the possible statuses.)

Pledge

Commitment

Implementation

Completion

Suspended

Cancelled

Milestones

Commitment year

2006

Completion

2009

2009-01-14

Actual

Description

On December 14, 2006, the Chinese Government granted $7.66 million USD to Rwanda for the construction of a new Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MINAFET) headquarters in Kigali. The project was implemented by Beijing Construction Engineering Group Co., Ltd. (BCEG). Construction began on December 22, 2006. On January 14, 2009, the Chinese Foreign Minister, Yang Jiechi, handed the office block over to the MINAFET. The new office complex takes up an area of 7,689 square meters, which over 200 employees work in.

Additional details

Some sources record the value of the office building as $8.9 million USD. The official ECCO source lists the grant as $7.66 million, therefore the transaction amount is recorded as the reported official amount.

Number of official sources

4

Number of unofficial sources

4

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Details

Cofinanced

No

Receiving agencies [Type]

Rwandan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation [Government Agency]

Implementing agencies [Type]

Beijing Construction Engineering Group Co., Ltd. (BCEG) [State-owned Company]