President Paul Kagame received credentials from two envoys representing their respective countries to Rwanda; Ravi Shankar from India and Rao Hongwei from China.
The two envoys were approved by 3rd February 2017 cabinet meeting to represent their countries to Rwanda.
Amb Shankar based in Kampala, Uganda has told the media that their talks with president revolved around bilateral relations.
“We have discussed development partnership between India and Rwanda. I will strive to maintain the relationship and will be delighted to support infrastructure projects in Rwanda,” he said.
He explained that Rwanda and India cooperate in various sectors including politics, investment, business, building employees’ capacity, education and development among others since 1999.
Amb. Rao Hongwei from China who has been in Rwanda for two months also presented his credentials.
“Serving as ambassador, I will try all my best to strengthen existing friendship to promote bilateral relations,” he said.
Rwanda and China relationship existed for 46 years and has supported Rwanda with long term loans, technical support and offering scholarships to students in health, education, agriculture and infrastructure.