Pictorial: The scope of President Kagame 2017 official functions

By IGIHE
On 27 December 2017 at 07:21

In 2017, President Kagame stressed the necessity of cooperation and relations between Rwanda and other countries. He enforced bonds with countries on the other side of the world, he welcomed foreigners and attended numerous international conventions intended to boost the world’s sustainable development.

From January to December, Kagame attended important conventions such as Munich Security Conference; the annual World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland; the 28th African Union Summit; the 2nd Africa Business Forum in Egypt, and more.

In Africa, he attended several conventions and visited his counterparts in Senegal, Brazzaville, Ethiopia, Mali, Ghana, Kenya, Zambia, Sudani, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt and Djibouti. He also attended the 72nd United Nations General Assembly in New York and received the Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde. He was also spotted in Boston and Massachusetts, USA, on different occasions.

On the Asian continent, President Kagame re-enforced bilateral relations by attending the Africa Global Business Forum in Dubai, met with his Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the United Arab Emirates’ Vice-president and Prime Minister, and the ruler of Emirates of Dubai.

On the continent, President Kagame also visited Hong Kong, China and India. He traveled to Israel where his Israel Counterpart, Reuven Rivlin with his Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu received him in the President’s abode in Jerusalem.

The President’s trips on the European continent reached England, Germany, Belgium, Vatican and Switzerland. While in the city of Zurich, he met with FIFA’s president, Gianni Infantino and the two toured the world football museum located in Zurich, Switzerland.

Pictorial: Some of President Kagame 2017 functions

The Year 2017 began with President Kagame traveling in India for the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit, that was held on 9-11 January 2017
President Kagame was in Bamako, attending the 27th France-Africa Summit that was held on 14th January 2017
President Kagame in Bamako for the France-Africa Summit
On 15th January, President Kagame at the 21st National Prayer Breakfast
President Kagame on 17-19 January 2017 in the World Economic Forum in Davos, Swiss
President Kagame receiving on 23 January 2017, credentials of several ambassadors and High-commissioners
On 23 January, President Kagame received several diplomats in Rwanda
This dinner between the president and several diplomats was held in Kigali Convention Centre. Here, President Kagame was greeting South-Africa's Ambassador in Rwanda, George Nkosinati Twala
President Kagame received Nigerian ICT Minister, Abdur-Raheem Adebayo Shittu
President Kagame in the SDGs Center for Africa Forum, that was held on 27 January 2017
President Kagame attending the 28th African Union Summit on 30 january, in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia
President Kagame on 31st January held bilateral talks with several from the Smart Africa's leading committee. On this picture, he was discussing with ITU's leader, Houlin Zhao and the former ICT and Youth Minister, Jean Philbert Nsengimana
President Kagame laying down flowers for the country's lost Heroes, at Remera on the 1st February 2017
On 07th February, President Kagame visited Industries located in Kigali Special Economic Zone at Masoro
On the same day(07th February), President Kagame met with the administration of Gasabo District
President Kagame received the Oaths of some leaders. On the picture, he was posing with RDB's leader, Clare Akamanzi
President Kagame received the Oaths of some leaders. On the picture, he was posing with RDB's leader, Clare Akamanzi
In the night of the 10th February 2017, President Kagame and First Lady celebrated the 10th anniversary of good relations between Rwanda and Oklahoma Christian University, hosting more than 420 Rwandans
In the night of the 10th February 2017, President Kagame and First Lady celebrated the 10th anniversary of good relations between Rwanda and Oklahoma Christian University, hosting more than 420 Rwandans
President Kagame in the SDGs Center for Africa Forum, that was held on 27 January 2017
President Kagame received Indian Vice-President, Hamid Ansari, who was in visit in Rwanda
President Kagame in community service (Umuganda), that took place in Gatsibo district on 25th february 2017
President Kagame received FIFA's leader, Gianni Infantino who was on a trip in Rwanda
President Kagame and his wife, at the 11th National Leadership Retreat at Gabiro; on 2nd March 2017
President Kagame at Atlantic Council Roundtable at Washington DC on 27th March 2017
President Kagame at Broadband Commission Meeting in Hong Kong on 16th March 2017
President Kagame attended the East African Legislative Assembly Special Sitting in Kigali on 6th March 2017
Kagame speaks at Harvard Business School Class in Boston on 10th March 2017
Kagame pose for a selfie with students at Harvard Kennedy School Center for International Development in Boston on 10th March 2017
President Kagame and First Lady Jeannette Kagame meet with His Holiness Pope Francis in Vatican City on 20th March 2017
President Kagame meets with African Ambassadors accredited to China Beijing on 18th March 2017
President Kagame meets with Australian Investors in Kigali on 31st March 2017
President meets with Jock Boyer, former Rwanda Cycling Team Coach, on their Right is Minister of Sports and Culture, Julienne Uwacu and Left is Rwanda Cycling Federation President, Aimable Bayingana
On 23rd March 2017, President Kagame meets with United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Secretary General, Mukhisa Kituyi.
On 7th March 2017, President Kagame met with Rwandan Community in London
On 18th March, President Kagame met with student Leaders and Private Sector Federation members in Beijing, China.
On 17th MArch 2017, President Kagame was received by President Xi Jinping of China in Beijing.
President Kagame speaks at AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington DC on 26th March 2017
President Kagame officiated the signing of Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of Rwanda and Huawei Technologies
On 7th March, President Kagame participated in the Wall Street Journal Investing in Africa Conference in London
President Kagame lights a flame of Remembrance at the 23rd Commemoration of the genocide against the Tuhtsi on 7th April 2017
Ambassador Rao Hongwei of China presents Credentials to President Kagame in Kigali on 13th April 2017
President Kagame and Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn build a library during Monthly Community work in Kigali on 29th April 2017
President Kagame attends RPF-Inkotanyi 3rd Wome's League Congress in Kigali on 22nd April 2017
President Kagame attended the launch of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences in Kigali on 3rd April 2017
President Kagame met with Moussa Faki, the Chairperson of African Union Commission in Kigali on 8th April 2017
President Kagame met with Rwanda Defence Force Senior Command and Staff in Kigali on 6th April 2017
President Kagame met with Stanford Graduate Business School in Kigali on April 3rd, 2017
President Kagame had a state visit in to the Republic of Djibouti on 19th April 2017
President Kagame participated in a walk to remember during Kwibuka23 in Kigali on April 7th 2017

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