On Tuesday, the Office of the Rwandan President announced that President Kagame had received the CEO of Group Duval, Eric Duval, and his team, to discuss the projects the company plans to launch in Rwanda soon.
Groupe Duval is a French-based company, founded in 1996 by Eric Duval but managed by Pauline Duval. It has more than 4,000 employees and over the past 25 years, it has raised more than $ 700 million from construction investment.
In Rwanda its activities will be managed by a company called Duval Great Lakes Ltd headed by Vicky Murabukirwa.
Groupe Duval has invested in construction projects, hospitality, food processing and more.
Among the projects Duval Great Lakes Ltd plans for Rwanda include one of the most unique to construct a commercial building in Kimihurura next to the Kigali Convention Center, TOP Africa news has learnt from IGIHE.COM.
The modern commercial building will be constructed in a way that is environmentally friendly. It will also include the French Hotel Company, Odalys City Business Apart Hotel.
Named “INZOVU”, the building will feature a variety of business activities, games, entertainment, restaurants and more.
It is also expected to be a bridge to increase the number of tourists visiting Rwanda.
This year is expected to be the start of the project, where construction work will be fast-tracked.
The company is also set to take over the management of the new Golf Course through UGolf Great Lakes Ltd, a subsidiary of UGolf which is currently controlled by Groupe Duval.