The ceremony took place on Tuesday at the Presidential Palace located in Nouakchott, the capital of Mauritania. Amb. Nyiramatama will oversee Rwanda’s interests in the country with residence in Morocco.
She had presented copies of credentials to Mohamed Salem Merzoug, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mauritania on Monday 25th July 2022.
Amb. Nyiramatama also serves as Rwanda’s envoy in countries including Guinea and Tunisia.
Rwanda and Mauritania enjoy existing cordial relations strengthened by air transport agreement signed in February this year.
The agreement enables the national carrier, RwandAir to operate flights to the latter in the future, an addition to existing destinations in Western Africa.
There are also possible areas of cooperation including defence and security, ICT and digitalization, mining, agriculture and investment promotion.