President of Mozambique arrives in Rwanda for three days visit

Posted By: Patience Rutayisire - On:19/07/2018
The two heads of state unanimously agreed to set up a task force to conduct follow ups, evaluation and fast track progress of the alliance operating within the confines of the ministries of foreign affairs.

In 2017, Rwanda and Mozambique signed MoUs in the areas of political and diplomatic consultations; agriculture, livestock and fisheries; public administration; tourism; mineral resources; and culture.

The president Kagame welcomes the president of Mozambique Filipe Nyusi to Rwanda

On Wednesday and Thursday this week, the first Joint Permanent Commission of Cooperation (JPCC) between Rwanda and Mozambique held in Kigali.

The two-day session was held by senior diplomatic officials of the two countries both countries.

Among the aspects of cooperation under discussion include agriculture and having the Rwanda National carrier, RwandAir commence flights to the Southern Africa country.

Mozambique has also been host to a number of refugees living in the country.President Nyusi’s visit follows a state visit to Mozambique by President Paul Kagame in 2016.The two countries are expected to sign bilateral pacts before the end on the visit.

President Paul Kagame hosted the leaders of Mozambique, China, and India for successive State Visits Between 19-24 July 2018.

The President of the Republic of Mozambique, Filipe Jacinto Nyusi, , arrived in Rwanda today 19 July, for a three-day State Visit.

The president of the people’s republic of China,  Xi Jinping  will be in Rwanda from 22-23 July. This marks the first visit by a Chinese leader to Rwanda. The Prime Minister of the Republic of India Narendra Modi will visit Rwanda from 23-24 July. This is also the first visit to Rwanda by an Indian Prime Minister.

These important events will serve to celebrate and deepen the close ties that exist between Rwanda and these three friendly nations. Each leader will also be accompanied by a significant private sector delegation. Expanding trade and investment will therefore be a particular focus, notably in the areas of infrastructure, mining, agriculture, and information technology.

Discussions will also touch upon continental matters in the context of the African Union, which the President Kagame currently chairs. China and India are among Africa’s most important and fast-growing economic partners.

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