Rwanda’s Presidency has revealed that President Kagame is in Singapore for a three-day visit. He is expected to meet with the country’s President, Halimah Yacob and Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong.
In the morning of Friday 30th September 2022, the Head of State toured the exhibition showcasing the university’s history over the last 30 years that have led it to becoming one of the top academic institutions globally.
Kagame also delivered a lecture to close to 1000 participants in a session moderated by Prof. Subra Suresh, President of NTU Singapore.
As he delivered the lecture at a session attended by government officials and members of the private sector, Kagame said that Rwanda has been transformed for the better after the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi owing to home-grown solutions.
Rwanda and Singapore enjoy cordial relations. The country’s Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong recently visited Rwanda during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in June. He was also hosted at Urugwiro Village by President Kagame.
At the time, the Head of State said that he had a very productive discussions with the Prime Minister of Singapore and thanked the country for being a reliable partner with Rwanda and expressed optimism that both countries will be doing even more together, in the years ahead.
“We value highly the trade and investment links as well as the cooperation between our central banks. Both our countries have created a strong foundation. Singapore’s development model and its commitment to social cohesion and national unity are very impressive,” he said.
Both countries have partnership in the areas of investment, trade, education, rule of law, technology and air transport service among others.