After the talks with President Kagame, Mr. Modi, the first Indian Prime Minister to go to the East African country, declared that India can shortly open its mission in Rwanda.
We are planning to open a High Commission in Rwandese. this can not only establish communication between our respective governments however additionally modify facilities for consular, passport, visa, Mr. Modi said at a joint press statement.
He noted that India and Rwanda relationships have stood the check of time.
It is a matter of honor for us that India has stood with Rwanda in their economic development journey, Mr. Modi said, adding that India are still back Rwanda’s development.
The two countries signed agreements on leather and allied areas and agricultural analysis.
India additionally extended two lines of credit — one in all $100 million for development of commercial parks and special economic zone in Rwanda and another one for $100 million for agriculture.
Besides matched meeting, the two leaders additionally participated in delegation level talks to strengthen partnership in trade and investment, capability building, development partnership folks|and other people|and folks} to people ties.
President Kagame in his remarks said that Prime Minister Mr. Modi’s visit represents a milestone between the long standing friendly relationship and cooperation between Rwanda and India.
Mr. Modi arrived in Rwanda on July 23 night on the primary leg of his three-nation Africa tour as a part of India’s reaching to the resource-rich continent, shortly once Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Kigali.
The Prime Minister’s aircraft landed at the Kigali International airport wherever he was received by man. Kagame. He was accorded a red-carpet welcome at the airport.
“A historic visit starts with a special gesture. President Paul Kagame personally welcome PM Narendra Modi to Rwanda,” the Prime Minister’s office tweeted.
His two-day state visit to Rwandese Republic — one among Africa’s quickest growing economies — assumes significance because it might boost India’s strategic ties with this country.
“A special gesture by a close friend and a strategic partner! Prime Minister Narendera Modi in person received by Rwandan President Paulk kagame at #Kigali International airport on the first leg of his three-nation tour. First-ever visit by an Indian PM to Rwanda,” Ministry of External Affairs representative Raveesh Kumar had tweeted.
Mr. Modi also will meet the business leaders and also the Indian communities in Kigali.
On July 24, Prime Minister Modi can visit the Genocide Memorial and participate in an occasion on “Girinka”, a national social protection scheme of Rwanda initiated by Mr. Kagame.