The meeting held on Monday 17th July 2023, was attended by various officials, including Prof. Manasseh Nshuti, the Minister of State in the Foreign Affairs Ministry.
The discussions centered around strengthening bilateral ties, friendship, and cooperation between Rwanda and Uganda.
Prime Minister Nabbanja emphasized that the discussions aimed to promote mutual understanding and facilitate trade relations and business interactions between the two nations.
Prof. Nshuti acknowledged the productive nature of the talks between the two leaders and highlighted the progress made since the reopening of borders, including the resumption of several projects.
Among others, Prof. Nshuti emphasized the significance of enhancing energy ties and implementing collaborative initiatives, such as the construction of a railway linking Rwanda and Uganda.
These efforts aim to facilitate increased cooperation and collaboration between the two countries, among other benefits.
Prof. Nshuti also disclosed that Prime Minister Ngirente and his Ugandan counterpart agreed to initiate a feasibility assessment for the construction of a railway from Kampala to Kigali.
Once completed, the Kampala-Kigali railway will complement the Isaka-Kigali railway under construction expected to connect Rwanda and Tanzania.