Ambassador Kirabo presents diplomatic credentials to President Akufo

By IGIHE
On 28 January 2020 at 03:10

Ambassador Dr. Aissa Kirabo Kacyira has presented to the President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, a letter of credence allowing him to represent Rwanda to Ghana. She presented her credentials on Monday, January 27th, 2020 at Ghana President’s Office in Accra.

Through her Twitter account, Ambassador Kirabo vowed to promote good diplomatic relations between Rwanda and Ghana and fulfill the duties she was entrusted with by President Paul Kagame.

Prior to being appointed High Commissioner of Rwanda to Ghana, Dr. Kirabo was Deputy Executive Director and Assistant Secretary-General of UN-Habitat.

She was appointed as ambassador by President Kagame, on July 15th, 2019 along with 15 other High Commissioners.

Dr. Kirabo replaced Mutsindashyaka Théoneste as the Mayor of Kigali from 2006 to 2011. Prior to her tenure as Mayor of Kigali, she was a member of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Land Use and Management, Settlement and Environment.

She replaces Stanislas Kamanzi who was the Ambassador of Rwanda to Ghana since July 2nd, 2017.

The embassy of Rwanda in Ghana was opened as a result of talks between President Kagame and President Nana Akufo.

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning (MINECOFIN), National Strategy for Transformation (NST1) outlines foreign investment as a major source of income and a great contribution to the development of the Rwandan economy.

In a bid to encourage exchange between the two countries, RwandAir, the national carrier of Rwanda started Kigali-Accra flight on July 2nd, 2013.

RwandAir flights promoted trade between the two countries and availed many investment opportunities.

In 2014, the Private Sector Federation (PSF) signed partnership agreements with Ghana’s Ministry of Trade and Industry with the aim of promoting modern agriculture, tourism, clothes industries as well as investment in construction and mining activities.

Ambassador Dr. Aissa Kirabo Kacyira has presented to the President of Ghana a letter of credence allowing her to represent Rwanda to Ghana.
Ambassador Kirabo presents diplomatic credentials to President Akufo

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