President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame has praised MTN Rwanda for its partnership with the government and the people of Rwanda and its contribution to the digital and financial inclusion of the country.
Speaking at the celebration of the 25th anniversary of MTN Rwanda, President Kagame said “Who else would have found it easy to invest in a country that had just emerged from our tragic history, as we know it? We took risks, both of us, you took a risk with us, and we took a risk with you, but here, 25 years later I think we can say we are happy “
The President also expressed his confidence that the company and the country would achieve even greater success in the near future. “It’s not an understatement, it’s real, and it is something we need to celebrate. I have no doubt, we will do even much better in the near future” he mentioned.
MTN Group CEO, Ralph Mupita thanked President Kagame and the Rwandan stakeholders for their support and cooperation and reiterated the company’s vision to offer Africans hope, dignity and opportunity. “MTN Rwanda’s journey reflects our commitment to connecting Rwandans, and we thank all our stakeholders for travelling this path with us.”
“We will continue to invest in Rwanda and are committed to continuing to work with the government and people of this beautiful country to achieve our shared goal of a prosperous and digitally connected nation.” He mentioned
MTN Rwanda CEO Mapula Bodibe also highlighted the company’s dedication to driving economic and social development and thanked the leadership and staff of MTN Rwanda for their hard work and passion. “I extend my heartfelt appreciation to the exceptional leadership and dedicated staff of MTN Rwanda. Their unwavering commitment, hard work, and passion have been instrumental in our success and have enabled us to make a meaningful impact on the lives of Rwandans.”
By: Lewinsky Adwoa Boatemaa – Digital Economy Magazine