Hidalgo who is currently President of the association, was accompanied by the Mayor of Kigali City, Prudence Rubingisa and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Vincent Biruta as she met with Kagame at Village Urugwiro on Wednesday 21st July 2021.
Topics of discussions have not been mentioned but the visit comes at a time when Rwanda and France relations is at commendable pace following the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron in May 2021.
The 41st Congress of the Association of Mayors of Francophone Cities will be concluded with the approval of development projects worth US$1.5 million.
During her stay in Rwanda, Hildalgo has so far visited Nyandungu Ecotourism Park and signed cooperation agreement with the City of Kigali in the areas of culture, technology and innovation.
Hidalgo is the Mayor of Paris since 2014. Hidalgo previously visited Rwanda in 2019 where she paid tribute to victims of the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi laid at Kigali Memorial.