Amb. Kimonyo, who will represent Rwanda to the country with residence in Beijing, conveyed warm greetings from President Paul Kagame to President Arif Alvi and expressed his commitment to enhancing diplomatic and economic cooperation between the two countries.
Prior to the ceremony, Amb. Kimonyo engaged in crucial meetings with officials from Pakistan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Commerce to explore opportunities for bilateral cooperation in various sectors, including investment.
During a meeting with the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Amb. Kimonyo highlighted Rwanda’s business-friendly climate and urged Pakistani investors to consider Rwanda as an attractive investment destination.
He emphasized Rwanda’s strategic location, stable political climate, and progressive policies, which make it an ideal choice for Pakistani investors seeking high returns and long-term growth.
Assuring the ICC of the Rwandan Embassy’s support, Amb. Kimonyo expressed his readiness to assist investors in meeting their requirements. The ICC reciprocated the interest, expressing a desire to invest in sectors such as pharmaceuticals, food processing, building industry parks, mining, agro-processing, and direct trade of tea and coffee from Rwanda.
Rwanda and Pakistan have a longstanding diplomatic relationship dating back to July 1962, collaborating in various fields, including trade and investment.
The presentation of credentials by Amb. Kimonyo signifies the deepening of ties between the two nations and opens doors for enhanced economic cooperation.
With Rwanda’s growing reputation as an investment destination and Pakistan’s interest in exploring new avenues for investment, the stage is set for mutually beneficial partnerships between the two countries.