Minister Biruta holds talks with Belgian counterpart

By IGIHE
On 27 April 2021 at 07:04

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr. Vincent Biruta held discussions with his Belgian counterpart, Sophie Wilmès on areas of mutual benefits including cooperation the prevention of COVID-19 and boosting economic recovery.

Minister Biruta held talks with his Belgian counterpart after meeting representatives of Civil Society Organizations operating in Belgium.

On 24th April 2021, he met with Belgian investors and discussed opportunities and incentives for those willing to invest in Rwanda.

The visit which started on 23rd April 2021 is aimed at strengthening bilateral relations and cooperation particularly in the areas of economy.

In 2016, the then Rwanda’s Ambassador in Belgium, Olivier Nduhungirehe met with King Philippe Léopold Louis Marie and agreed on scaling up efforts to promote bilateral ties.

Belgium has at different times provided funding worth over Rwf 64 billion utilized to expand electricity.

In 2019, Belgium also committed to finance Rwanda with Rwf 121 billion to be until 2024 allocated to health sector, agriculture, enhance urbanization and public funds management.


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