East Africa Business Council (EABC) has donated about 5,000 face masks to the Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) to help customs officials’ protection against COVID-19.
RRA Commissioner General Bizimana Ruganintwali Pascal, who was presented with the grant, thanked the East Africa Business Council, saying that the advocacy work for the Office of Revenue and Customs emphasizes humanity.
“Customs employees welcome people of different kinds[…] will allow them to work safely knowing that they are protected from COVID-19, so they can provide better service,” he said.
EABC spokesperson Karera Denis said that in collaboration with the private sector, they found that the business acceleration program should go hand in hand with the prevention of COVID-19; recipients and service providers must be protected at all times.
The EABC expects to continue such activities to support the various sectors of the business community, which will be in line with the existing capabilities.