Under cooperation with the University of Rwanda, the Chinese University embraced for the first time the Kinyarwanda language course to Chinese students as the second African language after Kiswahili.
Speaking at the opening ceremony on the evening of 8th October 2019, the Beijing Foreign Studies University Vice President Professor Jia Wenjian applauded the launch of the Kinyarwanda language to Chinese students.
“We are honored to be the first Chinese University to introduce Kinyarwanda language course to Chinese students. This is a true symbolic relationship value that our two countries attaches to each other. Our students will learn and master the Kinyarwanda language,” said Prof Jia, the University Vice President.
Reiterating the friendship between China and Rwanda, Mr. Shu Zhan, the former Ambassador of China in Rwanda said that, China and Rwanda shares common vision of development.
“When I was Ambassador of China in Rwanda, I witnessed the good common vision and good values of Rwandans for finding homegrown solutions to their problems, this has enabled the country’s development over the past decade,” said Shu Zhan.