President Paul Kagame, his counterpart Ismaïl Omar Guelleh of Djibouti and Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta of Mali yesterday joined thousands of participants in the Transform Africa Summit 2017 in the cultural evening.
The event which was organized to welcome guests in the Land of Thousand Hills was hosted yesterday evening in Kigali Exhibition Village, Camp Kigali and attracted dignitaries including; Zambia prime minister, Patrice Trovoada and vice president of Zambia Inonge Wina, Rwanda’s ministers, state ministers , mayor of Kigali city among others.
The colorful ceremony was marked by traditional songs and dances of National Ballet (Urukerereza) and artists from Nyundo School of music.
As Transfrom Africa Summit kicked off yesterday, the Minister of Youth and ICT, Jean Philbert Nsengimana welcomed participants from different corners of the world.
A total of 3,800 participants from 81 countries are attending Transform Africa where nine heads of states will participate along with four prime ministers representing their countries.
Transform Africa Summit 2017 that kicked off yesterday will close on 12th May 2017.