The meeting brought together Rwandan and International experts who offer strategic advice to the President and the government.
The meeting was attended by cabinet members including the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Vincent Biruta ; the Minister of Health, Dr. Daniel Ngamije ; Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Dr. Uzziel Ndagijimana ; Minister of Infrastructure, Claver Gatete and the Minister of Trade and Industry, Beata Uwamaliza Habyarimana.
Also present at the meeting were Louise Mushikiwabo, the Secretary-General of the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie and the Governor of the National Bank of Rwanda, John Rwangombwa among others.
International experts who attended include Ashish Thakkar, the Founder of Mara Group which established phones manufacturing plant in Rwanda ; Dale Dawson, the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Bridge2Rwanda.The latter is a foundation formed to help expand Rwanda’s global network of friends, to encourage foreign direct investment and to create opportunities for Rwandan students to study abroad.
The council also hosted Kaia Miller, Mauro De Lorenzo, Joseph Ritchie, Michel Roux, Dave King, Paul Davenport, Rod Reynolds, Pastor Rick Warren, Scott Ford and Christian Angermayer.