IT minister of Rwanda Jean Philbert Nsengimana visits DSV
On June 24 the IT minister of Rwanda Jean Philbert Nsengimana visited the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences (DSV) at Stockholm University to learn more about the various collaborations that we are engaged with in his country.
The minister was accompanied by Shiletsi Makhofane, Head of Government and Industry relations at Ericsson.
During the meeting, Spider team presented their work and Thashmee Karunaratne
talked about the capacity building project within higher education in Rwanda.
Sirkku Männikkö Barbutiu briefed the visitors on the master program ICT for Development which now has initiated teacher exchange with the University of Rwanda thus paving way for wider academic collaborations.
The minister emphasised the importance of ICT in societal development and
the importance of wide collaborations between all stakeholders in the process.
He appreciated the work done at DSV and assured that Rwanda stays firmly with its goal
of becoming a leading IT nation in Africa.
June 25, 2015
Source: Sirkku Männikkö Barbutiu