President Paul Kagame is due to visit Djibouti in two weeks’ time following last year’s visit to Rwanda of Djibouti president, Ismaïl Omar Guelleh in March 2016.
In a press conference held today, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Louise Mushikiwabo explained that president Kagame will visit Djibouti to strengthen existing bilateral ties between the two countries.
Rwanda and Djibouti signed agreements allowing Rwanda to exploit the land of 20 hectares offered by Djibouti near Port of Djibouti, PAID and Dubai World International Port in 2013.
Djibouti is a smaller country than Rwanda located in the Horn of Africa with
23% of its population below the poverty line .