Kagame receives UK Royal College of Defence Studies delegation

VILLAGE URUGWIRO - President Paul Kagame on Wednesday at Village Urugwiro received a delegation from the UK Royal College of Defence Studies, on a study tour in Rwanda as part of a visit to five African countries. The group of 13 led by Sir Brian Donelly and hosted by the Rwanda Defence Forces, have been in Rwanda for five days and had visited several places around the country, including meetings with top government officials at the Ministries of Defence, Finance and Economic Planning and Foreign Affairs.
President Kagame, flanked by Amb. Nicholas Cannon (R) and Sir Brian Donnely, poses for a group photo with students of UK’s Royal College of Defence Studies at Village Urugwiro.(PPU photo)
President Kagame, flanked by Amb. Nicholas Cannon (R) and Sir Brian Donnely, poses for a group photo with students of UK’s Royal College of Defence Studies at Village Urugwiro.(PPU photo)

VILLAGE URUGWIRO - President Paul Kagame on Wednesday at Village Urugwiro received a delegation from the UK Royal College of Defence Studies, on a study tour in Rwanda as part of a visit to five African countries.

The group of 13 led by Sir Brian Donelly and hosted by the Rwanda Defence Forces, have been in Rwanda for five days and had visited several places around the country, including meetings with top government officials at the Ministries of Defence, Finance and Economic Planning and Foreign Affairs.

President Kagame welcomed the group to Rwanda and held discussions on several issues of importance to Rwanda of interest to the visiting delegation including reconciliation, economic and political development, and regional security.

President Kagame emphasised that Rwanda’s drive to achieve socioeconomic transformation were underpinned by efforts to build and strengthen national institutions in order to respond to the needs of its citizens and to effectively manage both internal and external challenges.

The delegation left Rwanda yesterday for South Africa.

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