Al-Sayed has been representing his country to Rwanda for the past two years with residence in Kigali.
He completes the tour of duty after inaugurating new embassy building on Wednesday 14th July 2021. The building is located in Kimihurura, Kigali city.
The embassy’s former office was located at the opposite side of Kigali Marriot Hotel in Nyarugenge district.
Speaking at the event, Al Sayed affirmed that the opening of the embassy headquarters confirms the depth of friendly relations between the two countries.
Qatar enjoys vibrant relations with Rwanda.
In April 2019; the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani came to Rwanda for two-day working visit.
At the time, both heads of states also visited Akagera National Park which is home to the big five animals.
During his stay in Rwanda, President Paul Kagame and his Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani the Emir of Qatar witnessed the signing ceremony of four agreements meant to promote various development sectors between both countries.
These include 4 agreements in sectors of culture, sports, tourism and business events and aviation travel and logistics.
They were added to existing ones signed in Doha, Qatar when President Kagame visited the country at the end of 2018. These were related to air service transport services, promoting and protecting joint investment and cooperation in trade and technical areas among others.
In May 2017, Rwanda and Qatar signed agreements in diplomatic cooperation. Qatar Airways aircraft conduct flights from Doha to Kigali among other destinations including Dubai.
On 26th May 2015, both countries signed cooperation agreements to fight against drug abuse on the sidelines of Qatar International Anti-Drug Forum held in Doha.
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