Kigali, 10 January 2012

President Kagame today received Li Yuanchao, Member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of China and Head of its Organization Department. Li Yuanchao is leading a delegation of the Chinese Communist Party (CPC) made of 22 members, including 3 Vice Ministers.

Speaking after the meeting, Li Yuanchao told the press:

“We are here to promote the existing friendship between Rwanda and China. The President mentioned that China and Rwanda are true friends, but I would like to add that China and Rwanda are true friends forever. We admire the achievements made under the RPF and we have no doubt that this country has a great future under the RPF in terms of economic stability, unity and reconciliation and social stability. Our relationship will grow stronger and stronger.”

The Secretary General of the RPF, Francois Ngarambe said:


“Our guest delivered greetings from the Chinese President to President Kagame and assurances of lasting friendship and cooperation between Rwanda and China. Our two countries share principles of mutual respect and self determination.”