Kagame meets African envoys in China


Before concluding his two-day official visit in China, President Paul Kagame has on Saturday met with African ambassadors based in Beijing on his second and last day of the official visit to China.

The discussions held were focusing on some reforms that could be done in the African Union, and their contribution in impacting the Union’s tasks.

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Kagame said,  “the partnership between African countries should always be the reliable card that can bring success from engaging the world to facilitate the continent’s quest for development”

In his final engagement of official visit, Kagame met Rwandan business delegation and representatives of Rwandan community in China as they were talking on the role they can play by acting as catalysts in Rwanda’s fast economic development.

There are 1500 Rwandan university students in China, studying mainly science, medicine and technology, including 50 PhD students.

President Kagame and wife, First Lady Jeannette, arrived in Beijing, China on Friday ahead of a two-day official visit.

Kagame held talks with his Chinese compatriot, Xi Jinping, on how the cooperation between the two sides could be strengthened in different sectors, in politics, trade and culture.

President Xi Jinping was happy with Kagame’s visit and promised more support in building capacities in Rwandan industries, modern agriculture, infrastructures, tourism and security.

Jinping also assured that more investors in China will be interested in investing in big infrastructural projects being implemented in Rwanda

In return, Kagame said that the cooperation and partnership between the two countries is worth valuable and that it will only get better as time goes by.

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