Amb. Mutsindashyaka presents copies of credentials to represent Rwanda in Congo Brazzaville

On 2 April 2021 at 12:38

Ambassador Mutsindashyaka Théoneste has presented copies of credentials to represent Rwanda in Congo-Brazzaville.

The credentials were presented to the country’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jean Claude Gakosso on Wednesday.

The ceremony was observed in compliance with COVID-19 preventive guidelines where participants respected social distancing, wore face masks and sanitized hands among others.

After presenting copies of credentials, Amb. Mutsindashyaka held talks with Minister Jean-Claude Gakosso revolving around existing cordial relations and cooperation in different areas.

Mutsindashyaka once served as mayor of Kigali city, Governor of Eastern Province and State Minister in the Ministry of Education (MINEDUC).

Since 2013, he was the Executive Secretary of the Regional Centre on Small Arms in the Great Lakes Region, the Horn of Africa and Bordering States (RECSA).

He was appointed ambassador to Congo Brazzaville in the cabinet meeting that convened on 14th August 2020 replacing Amb. Habyalimana Jean Baptiste.

Rwanda and Congo Brazzaville enjoy longstanding bilateral relations. Rwanda opened embassy in the country in August 2016.

In 2011, Rwanda and Congo Brazzaville signed cooperation agreement in the areas of air flight transport, trade, tourism, refugees’ management, energy, hustice, environment protection, fishing and telecommunication among others.

Since 2018, the country made it easier for Rwandans to get visa to travel to the country.

Movements to the country are also eased by RwandAir flights.

Amb. Mutsindashyaka presented credentials to Congo Brazzaville Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jean-Claude Gakosso on Wednesday.