Amb. Emmanuel Hategeka presented to H.E Mashare Ali Bennaheet Ag. Under Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs a copy of credentials designating him as Rwanda’s Non-resident Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
After presenting credentials yesterday, Amb. Hategeka reiterated commitment to strengthen bilateral relations. He also held bilateral talks with Mashare.
“Honored to have presented today a copy of my credentials as non-resident Ambassador designate of Rwanda to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Looking forward to strengthening the existing good relations between our two countries,” he said in a tweet.
Hategeka is Rwanda’s ambassador to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) since 15th July 2019. He will be representing Rwanda in Saudi Arabia with residence in UAE.
Amb. Hategeka served as Deputy Chief Executive Officer at Rwanda Development Board (RDB) prior to his ambassadorial post.
Rwanda, Saudi Arabia relations got boost since 2006 when officials from the country started visiting Rwanda at different times.
In 2018, both countries signed agreement to promote diplomatic relations witnessed by Rwanda’s ambassador to the UN, Valentine Rugwabiza while Saudi Arabia was represented by its representative to UN, Abdallah Yahya Al-Mouallimi.