Rwanda has sent a 25-member delegation to China to attend a seminar on law enforcement at the country’s prestigious Shandong Police College in Jinan.
The delegation is composed of officials drawn from National Public Prosecution Authority, Rwanda National Police, Rwanda Investigation Bureau and Rwanda Bar Association.
For the next 21days, the delegation will meet their Chinese counterparts and exchange knowledge, share experiences, share best practices and challenges in legal matters that the world is facing today.
The seminar is organised by the Shandong Police College, the first Police school in the history of Communist Party of China.
According to the ruling communist party in China, Shandong College has contributed immensely to the liberation war, the socialist construction, reform and opening up and socialist modernization.
It is also an opportunity to have a more comprehensive and deaper of contemporary China in Legal and Security matters, as well as promote mutual legal cooperation and be more effective in dealing with China related affairs.@JusticeSectorRw @RIB_Rw @Rwandapolice @Rwanda_Bar pic.twitter.com/o5fSb3qygw
— Rwanda Prosecution (@ProsecutionRw) November 28, 2019
The college offers seven bachelor’s degree programs including; criminal investigation, public order administration, criminal science and technology, economic crime investigation, traffic management engineering, public security intelligence and cyber safety and law enforcement.
It also offers two programs for junior college: criminal investigation and public order administration.
SDPC is entitled to grant bachelor degrees in engineering and law.
According to statistics from this college, 87 countries have sent in their teams to receive specilaised training through more than 97 training seminars.
Rwanda enjoys very warm diplomatic ties with China established in 1971.
Leaders of both countries have visited each other and pledged to deepen cooperation.
President Paul kagame in March 2017 flew to China and met President Xi Jinping and a return visit was made in July 2018 to Kigali.
Jinping said his China was looking to build “mutually beneficial relations” with Rwanda and other African countries.
Both countries have deep engagements. Some of the collaborations are in the sector of investment, infrastructure development, education, health, trade, technical assistance and capacity building.
China regularly admits a total of 40 Rwandan students to further their education fully sponsored by the People’s Republic of China.