President Kagame today received UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon and the President of the World Bank, Jim Yong Kim who are in Rwanda as part of a joint regional mission to Mozambique, DRC, Uganda and Ethiopia to support efforts to build peace, stability and development particularly in the Great Lakes Region.
President Kagame receives UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon and World Bank President, Dr. Jim Yong Kim
UN Secretary General and the World Bank President visited and toured a project of the Rwanda Demobilisation and Reintegration Commission, laid wreaths at the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre and laid a foundation stone for a new Centre for Excellence to fight violence against girls and women in conflict situations at the headquarters of the Rwanda National Police.
At official talks held at Urugwiro Village, where they were joined by senior Rwandan Government officials, President Kagame thanked Secretary General Mr. Ban Ki Moon for creating the partnership that Rwanda fully supported and for creating the peace framework which forms the basis of renewed commitment and efforts toward stability and progress.
He also thanked the World Bank President for being a partner in creating peace, security development saying that this joint visit meant a lot to Rwanda and the region.
Secretary General Ban Ki-moon expressed admiration for President Kagame’s leadership and strong commitment not only in the region but to development and prosperity in Rwanda, especially in meeting the Millennium Development Goals: