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President of Congo Brazzaville awaited in Rwanda

By Théophile Niyitegeka
On 21 July 2023 at 08:19

The President of Congo Brazzaville, Denis Sassou Nguesso is awaited in Rwanda for a two-day visit expected to begin on 21st July 2023.

The development has been announced by the Republic of Congo’s Presidency via Twitter handle.

Rwanda and Brazzaville relations date back to August 1982. Since then, both countries have enjoyed cooperation in the areas of diplomacy, politics and trade among others.

President Kagame was last in Congo Brazzaville in April 2022 for a three-day working visit.

On the second day of the visit, Kagame and his counterpart proceeded to a tête-à-tête discussions and presided over the signing of bilateral agreements in sectors of economic partnership, mining, Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) handcrafts, culture and arts.

At the time, both countries agreed on establishing a joint commission to oversee the implementation of signed agreements.

In November 2021, Rwanda and Brazzaville signed agreements in the areas of military cooperation, sustainable development, environmental preservation and trade promotion among others.

Among others; Rwanda’s national carrier, RwandAir has been operating flights to Congo Brazzaville since 2011.

Rwanda opened an embassy in the country in 2016.

The President of Congo Brazzaville, Denis Sassou Nguesso (right) with President Kagame during his visit to the country last year.
The President of Congo Brazzaville, Denis Sassou Nguesso is awaited in Rwanda.

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