“You are lucky to study at LPU in a great country India”: His Excellency Mr Williams Nkurunziza told to students from Rwanda
* Rwandan Students assured His Excellency Mr Williams Nkurunziza: “We will prove ourselves to be models of integrity.”
Jalandhar: On special visit to the Indian states of Punjab and Haryana, Rwanda’s Ambassador His Excellency Mr Williams Nkurunziza visited Lovely Professional University, today. On reaching LPU, His Excellency Mr Williams Nkurunziza, who was accompanied by 2nd Counsellor Mr Mucyo Rutishisha, was warmly welcomed by LPU Vice Chancellor Dr Ramesh Kanwar, for valuable discourse. As part of the visit, His Excellency Mr Williams Nkurunziza met more than 200 Rwandan students, who are getting education at LPU under different study programmes like Computer Applications/Information Technology, Computer Science, Business, Economics, and Pharmacy etc. The Ambassador also enjoyed the opportunity to visit the 9 storey Central Library, Student Resource Centre, hostels and laboratories of the university.
His Excellency Mr Williams Nkurunziza was highly impressed with the facilities & education support being provided to the students of his country. He got emotional when students presented their National Anthem-“Rwanda Nziza Gihugu Cyacu, Wuje imisozi, lbiyaga n’ lbirunga”, which means “Beautiful Rwanda, our country; adorned of hills, lakes and volcanoes”. During interaction with students, he heard them keenly and was very happy to note the oneness of the students with the culture of India and the Punjab State: “India is a great country and you are lucky to receive education in a country which is going to be number one economy of the world. I want you to absorb the greatness of India’s culture, civilization and the working pattern which have made it the best place in the world. Moreover, LPU where you are getting world class education is indeed a university with difference working strenuously to provide top-notch education. I encourage you to learn, in addition to your studies, how people in India and Punjab are working to have great stories of success.”
On this occasion, Nshutiyimana Abraham Braddock, a BBA student made presentation of Rwandan students’ commitment titled ‘RWANDAN COMMUNITY IN LPU: VISION AND DETERMINATION’. He laid stress that student community has a big scope of thinking for their country, continent as well as the world as a whole. BCA student, Kubwimana Thomas, Nkunzimama Christophe of MBA Tourism & Hospitality and others thanked LPU for opportunity to have special interaction session with His Excellency Mr Williams Nkurunziza. On behalf of the students they informed the Hon’ble visitor: “We are learning in a great educational system of LPU by getting professional studies as we want.”