Wavel Ramkalawan received Amb. Karamba on Tuesday 27th April 2021 at his palace in Victoria City.
Amb. Karamba said that Rwanda and Seychelles enjoy cordial relations adding that President Paul Kagame was among first Heads of State that sent congratulatory message to the President of Seychelles upon his election six months ago.
Speaking to the media; Amb. Karamba explained that bilateral cooperation will draw emphasis on promoting different areas particularly ‘tourism sector’.
Seychelles and Rwanda have both advanced efforts in promoting tourism.
Amb. Karamba has also stressed that both countries might share experience in French language education.
He highlighted that a lot needs to be done in the education sector given that both Rwanda and Seychelles are members of Commonwealth and Organization Internationale de la Francophonie.
As he said, both countries will also enjoy cooperation in the areas of security particularly, Police.
Maj Gen Karamba has become the 4th diplomat representing Rwanda in Seychelles.
The country is constituted of 115 isles located in the Indian Ocean.
He replaces Amb. Eugene Kayihura who also represented Rwanda in Tanzania and Seychelles with residence in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Rwanda, Seychelles have enjoyed diplomatic relations since 2006.
Rwanda’s ambassador also held talks with the Vice President of Seychelles, Ahmed Affif that revolved around how both countries can mitigate COVID-19 effects.
During his working visit to Seychelles, Amb. Karamba will also hold talks with other top officials including the parliamentary chairperson, Minister in charge of investment, head of diplomatic corps and members of private sector among others.
On the first day of his visit on 26th April 2021, Amb. Karamba met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Tourism in Seychelles.
He is also expected to deliver a talk during a commemoration event of the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi organized in the country.