Kigali, 20 December 2015

President Kagame today received a group of students from the Stanford Graduate School of Business who have been in the country on a week long study tour. The students’ mission in Rwanda had the objective of studying how entrepreneurship plays a role in economic development. The also visited various other institutions during their stay.

Chris Gomes, speaking to press after the meeting on behalf of fellow students, said their trip to Rwanda had been fruitful and that they achieved their objectives.

“We are quite honored to have met the President today. We have learnt a lot from him especially about the rebuilding of Rwanda and how Rwandans have resolved to take charge of their future.”

The Minister of education, Papias Musafiri said that the visit to Rwanda by the students is not random:

“The school’s administration chose to send the students to Rwanda because they know that there is a lot for the students to learn. The students have been able to visit various institutions and have gained a lot of knowledge concerning Rwanda’s transformation. Today’s meeting with the President further enriched the knowledge they have gained during their stay.”

Stanford Graduate School of Business is among the best schools in the world.