H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, has met with Louise Mushikiwabo, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and East African Community of Rwanda.
Dr. Eugene Mutimura, Rwanda’s Minister of Education, Hon Jean de Dieu Rurangirwa, Rwanda’s Minister of Information Technology and Communication, and Olivier Jean Patrick Nduhungirehe, Rwanda’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and East African Community, were present.
During the meeting, they reviewed bilateral relations and ways of enhancing and developing them for the benefit of the two friendly countries, especially cooperation in the economic, investment and educational fields. They also discussed the latest developments in the region.
Minister Mushikiwabo welcomed Sheikh Abdullah’s visit, emphasising her country’s eagerness to strengthen relations with the UAE in various fields.
Sheikh Abdullah, in turn, said that the UAE and Rwanda have special relations, pointing to the UAE’s keenness to boost cooperation with Rwanda.
The meeting was attended by Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashimy, Minister of State for International Cooperation, and Abdullah Mohammed Al Takawi, UAE Non-Resident Ambassador to Rwanda.
In presence of Sheikh Abdullah, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed to provide 20 scholarships for Rwandan students at the UAE University.
Another MOU was signed to provide training to 100 Rwandan women in tourism and hospitality.
The MOUs were signed by Reem Al Hashimy and the Rwandan Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and East African Community.
Source: UAE MINISTRY OF FOREGIN AFFAIRS