Hichilema began his visit on Tuesday 20th June 2023.
Visiting Kigali Genocide Memorial to learn from the country’s dark history that led to Genocide against the Tutsi which took lives of over 1 million victims, is part of his itinerary in Rwanda.
On his visit to the memorial, Hichilema was accompanied by top government officials. He is in Rwanda to attend the Inclusive Fintech Forum held in Kigali.
Hichilema was received by President Paul Kagame on Tuesday afternoon for a tête-à-tête, discussing the strong bilateral framework of cooperation between Rwanda and Zambia.
On the same day, Kagame hosted his counterpart of Zambia to a state banquet held at Kigali Serena Hotel.
Hichilema’s itinerary also includes visits to the innovative startup hub Norssken and tour the Africa Improved Foods (AIF) production facility at the Kigali Special Economic Zone (KSEZ).
The AIF production facility plays a crucial role in combatting malnutrition by locally producing highly nutritious foods in a scalable and sustainable manner.
On Wednesday, Hichilema and his delegation will engage in bilateral talks focused on enhancing the friendly are expected to address members of the press.