Kagame receives UNHCR High Commissioner

By IGIHE
On 27 April 2021 at 06:05

President Paul Kagame yesterday met with UNHCR High Commissioner Filippo Grandi at Village Urugwiro.

Filippo Grandi has been in Rwanda for four-day working visit.

The Presidency Office has tweeted that Filippo Grandi was accompanied by UN Resident Coordinator, Fodé Ndiaye but didn’t reveal topics of discussions.

The Minister of Emergency Management (MINEMA) Solange Kayisire was also present.

Filippo Grandi met with President Kagame after visiting Gashora transit camp in Bugesera district accommodating refugees from Libya on 25th April 2021.

During his visit, commended Rwanda for taking good care of these refugees and particularly thanked President Kagame and Rwandans for welcoming them.

He also visited Nyamata Genocide Memorial where he paid tribute to victims laid there.

It was expected that Grandi will on Tuesday travel with Burundi refugees accommodated in Rwanda as they return home.

Filippo Grandi has been visiting regional countries to witness living conditions.

Grandi was in Rwanda for last visit in April 2018.


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