Azerbaijan’s Presidency has revealed that Amb. Ntampaka presented his credentials and held talks with President Aliyev on Saturday.
During their discussions, Aliyev pointed out the need for the establishment of closer relations between the two countries both at the bilateral level and within the framework of international organizations, and touched upon the cooperation between Azerbaijan and Rwanda in the United Nations (UN) and the Non-Aligned Movement.
The head of state expressed his gratitude for the support of Azerbaijan in the extension of its chairmanship of the Non-Aligned Movement, as well as Rwanda’s support for the initiatives put forward by Azerbaijan as chair of the Movement, especially the efforts related to COVID-19.
President Aliyev said that the main goal of Azerbaijan’s efforts in this direction was the fair distribution of vaccines and the fight against vaccine discrimination.
Regarding bilateral relations, the head of state stressed the need for identifying new areas for cooperation and emphasized the importance of organizing reciprocal visits of delegations and business groups in this regard.
Amb.Ntampaka conveyed greetings of President of the Republic of Rwanda, Paul Kagame to the head of state, and recalled his visit to Azerbaijan with respect.
The head of state expressed his gratitude for the greetings and asked the Ambassador to convey his greetings to the President of Rwanda.
The Ambassador also expressed confidence that extensive contacts would be established with relevant agencies of Azerbaijan in order to expand relations between the two countries
Since 2017, Azerbaijan’s interests in Rwanda are represented by its ambassador with residence in Ethiopia.