An IMF AFRITAC East (AFE) government finance statistics (GFS) technical assistance
(TA) mission carried out by Ismael Ahamdanech Zarco (IMF GFS expert), visited Kigali, Rwanda during February 6-17, 2017. Mike Seiferling (IMF GFS expert) joined the mission during the second week (training to Rwandese officials). During the first half of the mission, Yalenga Nyirenda participated, in the context of a mentoring program, to learn from the experiences of Rwanda on IFMS implementation and GFS compilation. The mission was part of an EAC Secretariat - AFE joint GFS Capacity Development Program, which seeks to align compilation and dissemination of GFS and public sector debt statistics (PSDS) with international standards.