N. Dendias | Greek Foreign Minister to visit Rwanda for bilateral contacts
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Published on 04/11/2021 at 12:00

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias will pay a visit to Rwanda tonight, where he is expected to meet with President Paul Kagame, and Foreign and International Cooperation Minister, Vincent Biruta. 

The above talks will focus on strengthening the bilateral cooperation between Greece and Rwanda in areas of common interest, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

This visit of the Foreign Minister to Rwanda, the first in the region, marks the substantial upgrade of the Greek presence in sub-Saharan Africa.

In the context of strengthening bilateral economic cooperation and promoting the extroversion of Greek investment activities, it is announced that during the extended talks between the two delegations there will be a presentation of investment opportunities in Rwanda by the Deputy CEO of Rwanda Development Board. Zephanie Niyonkuru and the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Infrastructure, Patricie Uwase.

The signing of a “Memorandum of Understanding for Political Consultations” between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of Rwanda is also planned.

With the visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Dendias, 330,000 vaccines against COVID-19 will be donated to the country. It is noted that Greece had already donated 200,000 vaccines last September.

During his stay in Rwanda, the Foreign Minister will visit and lay a wreath at the Kigali Genocide memorial.

Source: AMNA

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