The Rwanda Day 2019, a gathering that brings together Rwandans living abroad and their friends had been recently confirmed to take place on Saturday 24th August 2019 in Bonn city, Germany.
The new communiqué signed by the State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Olivier Nduhungirehe indicates that Rwanda Day 2019 has been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances that another schedule will be communicated.
“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation wishes to inform Rwandans and Friends of Rwanda that Rwanda Day, which was scheduled to take place on Saturday 24th August 2019, is postponed due to unforeseen circumstances,” reads in part the communiqué released today.
“A new date will be communicated in due course. We regret any inconvenience that this postponement may cause,” adds the statement.
Rwanda Day has been held since 2010 and serves as a platform for bringing together all Rwandans from the diaspora and their friends to discuss how to further advance the development of the country and get up to speed on the current progress.
The latest Rwanda Day took place on 10th August 2017 in Flanders Expo, a multipurpose hall in Ghent town, Belgium.
Rwanda Day presents opportunities for attracting foreign investments and networking.
Participants are given the floor to address their questions directly to the Head of State, share ideas and express their wishes as well.
At the occasion, Rwandans get insights into Rwanda’s progress and share ideas on ways forward.
Since 2011, Rwanda Day has been taking place in Chicago, Boston, and Atlanta in the United States of America, Paris in France, Toronto in Canada, London in the United Kingdom, Amsterdam in the Netherlands, San Francisco in USA (Rwanda Cultural Day), and Ghent in Belgium.