Rwanda and Tanzania inked several bilateral agreements after a five-hour meeting between Samia and Kagame.
Tanzania and Rwanda inked a number of bilateral agreements Monday in Kigali during President Samia Suluhu Hassan’s two-day visit.
Following a five-hour meeting between Presidents Samia and Paul Kagame, Faustin Ndungulile and Paula Ingabire, the two nations’ Ministers of ICT and Communication, inked agreements on cooperation in the fields of communication and ICT.
Liberata Mulamula, Tanzania’s Foreign Affairs and East Africa Cooperation Minister, and Vincent Biruta, Rwanda’s Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Minister, also signed a memorandum of agreement on immigration, education, and medical product regulation.
President Kagame said that the agreements will guarantee that President Samia’s visit results in concrete outcomes and revitalizes their bilateral relationship. The agreements are critical to the development of new infrastructure and investment projects; he said.
“This provides a boost to critical infrastructure and investment projects that benefit both parties, especially the Standard Gauge Railway, milk production, and better port logistics,” President Kagame said.
President Samia emphasized the need of strengthening bilateral economic and commercial relations.