He presented copies of credentials yesterday to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohamed Taher Siala during a ceremony which took place at the ministry’s headquarters in Tripoli, capital city of Libya.
Minister Siala welcomed Amb. Kalisa to new duties and wished him well in his future endeavors.
Amb. Kalisa also thanked Libya for ambitions to restore peace to the country that has been engulfed by wars.
Amb. Kalisa will represent Rwanda in Libya and Algeria with residence in Egypt.
He commended Rwanda’s commitment to build strong relations rooted on mutual beneficial cooperation between both countries.
The ceremony was also attended by Khalifa Al-Rabibi, the head of African Affairs in Libya’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
In 2019, Rwanda signed agreement to received 500 asylum seekers and refugees stranded in Libya.
In the same year, President Paul Kagame attended a meeting along with his counterpart of Egypt , Fatta al Sisi aimed at seeking together remedy to address security issues in Libya and Sudan.