Rwanda’s Presidency, has revealed that both leaders discussed the security situation in the Horn of Africa as well as the advancement of bilateral cooperation in areas of mutual interest with a focus on trade.
The meeting followed the 1st Joint Ministerial Commission meeting between Djibouti and Rwanda that took place on the same day.
Earlier on Wednesday, Djibouti’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, and his Rwandan counterpart, Dr. Vincent Biruta witnessed the signing of bilateral agreements on agriculture, tourism and diplomatic training.
The move followed other agreements signed in 2017, during President Kagame’s state visit to Djibouti.
Speaking at the joint commission, Mahmoudi said that Djibouti and Rwanda share the vision of sustaining for peace and security in their respective regions.
Djibouti offered Rwanda a 20-hectare piece of land at the port of Djibouti in 2013, which the latter plans to develop and operate as a strategic base for its imports and exports on the plot.
In reciprocity, Djibouti was also offered a plot in the Special Economic Zone in Kigali.