Kagame meets Emir of Qatar

By IGIHE
On 24 September 2019 at 02:12

President Paul Kagame who is attending the 74th UN General Assembly in the United States of America (USA) yesterday held talks with His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad, the Emir of Qatar who visited Rwanda early this year.

Qatar press agency announced that both heads of state discussions revolved around strengthening bilateral ties.

Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani was in Rwanda for a three-day working visit in April 2019.

At the time, both heads of states also visited Akagera National Park which is home to the big five animals.

During his stay in Rwanda, President Paul Kagame and his Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani the Emir of Qatar witnessed the signing ceremony of four agreements meant to promote various development sectors between both countries.
These include 4 agreements in sectors of culture, sports, tourism and business events and aviation travel and logistics.

They were added to existing ones signed in Doha, Qatar when President Kagame visited the country at the end of 2018. These were related to air service transport services, promoting and protecting joint investment and cooperation in trade and technical areas among others.

In May 2017, Rwanda and Qatar signed agreements in diplomatic cooperation. Qatar Airways aircraft conduct flights from Doha to Kigali among other destinations including Dubai.

On 26th May 2015, both countries signed cooperation agreements to fight against drug abuse on the sidelines of Qatar International Anti-Drug Forum held in Doha.

Qatar enjoys vibrant relations with Rwanda. It has recently announced a willingness to support Rwanda in the construction of Bugesera International Airport.

Qatar enjoys vibrant relations with Rwanda
President Paul Kagame held talks with His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad, the Emir of Qatar who visited Rwanda early this year.

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