Rt Hon Anastase Murekezi


Anastase Murekezi was born in Rwanda’s Southern Province, Nyaruguru District on the 15 June, 1952.

He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agricultural Engineering obtained from the Université de Louvain- La- Neuve, Belgium. 

He has professional experience and expertise in Socio Economic Development: analysis of development policies and strategies, planning, monitoring and evaluation, Information and Communication Technologies.

Since 1980’s Anastase Murekezi served in different position as senior officials in the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources and also as an independent consultant in agri-business development up to 2004

Before his appointment as Prime Minister, Anastase Murekezi served as a cabinet member since year 2004 where he served as Minister of State in charge of Industry and Investment Promotion, Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources and Minister of Public Service and Labor. 

In his political career he is also a member of the Political Bureau of the Social Democratic Party (PSD).

Anastase Murekezi is married to Marie Rose Byukusenge and they have two children.

In sport he likes playing tennis as amateur and he likes communication and interaction with people.