Kigali, 20 July 2018

President Kagame today held a tête-à-tête and bilateral talks with President Filipe Nyusi of Mozambique who is on a three-day State Visit to Rwanda.

Addressing a joint press conference after their talks, the two leaders highlighted that they have had productive bilateral discussions touching on matters of regional and continental integration.

“It is a pleasure to have President Nyusi here, many things are going to happen between our two countries going forward,” President Kagame said.

The President added that as countries progress, they have to work in unison with others so that they might not develop in isolation.

In his remarks, President Nyusi pointed out that what is important for the two nations is to un-tap resources and use them for the benefits of citizens.

“We are not afraid of foreign interferences, but we need to cooperate with everybody on a basis of mutual advantage and benefit,” President Nyusi said.

The two countries signed five bilateral agreements including a Memorandum of Understanding on the Establishment of Joint Permanent Commission; an Agreement on Exemption of Visa Requirements for Diplomatic and Service Passports holders; Bilateral Air Service Agreement; a Memorandum of Understanding on Science and Technology, Higher Education and Professional Training; and a Memorandum of Understanding between the Rwanda Development Board and the Investment and Export Promotion Agency (APEX) of Mozambique.