The Ministry of Infrastructure in Rwanda officially launched the Institute of Quantity Surveyors (RIQS) on July 14, 2023, making it the youngest institution in East Africa. Notably, Charles Lugira, a member of The Rotary Club of Kigali Virunga, led the first RIQS general assembly and was elected as Chairman. We take pride in his achievements as RIQS Chairman, emphasizing the crucial role Quantity Surveyors play in ensuring value for money in construction projects. Minister of Infrastructure, Dr. Ernest Nsabimana, commended Quantity Surveyors as financial custodians and master strategists in contract management.

RIQS aims to enhance professionalism and standardization in the construction sector, addressing the chaos caused by non-specialists assuming Quantity Surveyor roles.

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