Bank of Burundi

Brief History

Established in May 1964 as Banque du Royaume de Burundi under law N°. I/ 60. On 28 April 1967 its name was changed to the above. It is the bank of issue, and banker to the state and financial institutions.


Jean Ciza
T: +257 22 22 27 44 E:
Terms of appointment: appointed in August 2012.

Vice Governors

Audace Niyonzima (First Vice Governor)
Pascal Nyabenda (Second Vice Governor)

Assistant Governor

Inès Fantine Irankunda
T: +257 22 20 4152  E

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