As Rwanda’s Presidency revealed, Kagame arrived in Riyadh, the capital of Saudi Arabia on Thursday.
Other heads of state expected to grace the summit include Bola Tinubu of Nigeria and Evariste Ndayishimiye of Burundi, and William Ruto of Kenya among others.
The first-ever Saudi-Africa summit seeks to strengthen political coordination, tackle regional security challenges, foster economic transformation through research, local development of innovative energy solutions, and promote investment cooperation.
Following their independence in 1960, numerous African nations forged diplomatic ties with Arab countries.
Africa and Saudi Arabia have cultivated a robust relationship, marked by trade collaboration, cultural exchanges, and other initiatives.