As part of the follow-up of the partnership agreements reached during the Royal visit to East African countries in October 2016, Ms Mounia Boucetta, Secretary of State to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, held a serie of work meetings with several senior Rwandan officials at the head of a Moroccan Delegation on Tuesday July 12th, 2017 in Kigali.
The meeting was an opportunity for both parties to discuss the progress of the agreements signed in this area between Morocco and Rwanda.
In this regard, Rwandan officials highlighted the Moroccan approach to the follow-up of the parternship agreements signed during the Royal visit to this East African Country in October 2016.
The Moroccan delegation, which included representatives of both the Public and Private sectors (OCP and CGEM), in addition to the Ministry’s officials, held a working session with the Rwandan Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources, Ms. Gerardine Mukeshimana.
The meeting provided an opportunity of both parties to express their determination to strengthen cooperation between Rabat and Kigali particularly in the fields of Agro-Business and Agro-food Industry.
The Rwandan official did express its wish of her country to benefit from the Moroccan experience in the field of Agricultural Development.
Ms. Boucetta also held a working session with the executive director of Rwanda Development Bank, Ms. Clare Akamanzi, during which the two leaders reviewed all the economic projects signed between the two countries.
The Secretary of State took advantage of her visit to Kigali to pay visit and inquire about the progress of the projects launched between Morocco and this country of East Africa, including a pharmaceutical project, the first of its kind carried out by a Moroccan industrial group in Rwanda.
Secretary of State also made a visit to the president of the Rwandan senate, a meeting which offered the opportunity to the two leaders to celebrate the level of the Moroccan-Rwandan cooperation and to emphasize the importance of the role of the two countries’ legislative institutions in the implementation of the concluded cooperation projects .
The Moroccan delegation, which has already visited Ethiopia, will have to visit after Rwanda, Tanzania, Madagascar and Zambia in the framework of the follow-up of the reached agreements and the projects launched during the Royal Tour.