India and Rwanda have signed three MoUs in the field of innovation, aviation sectors and visa requirements at Kigali, Rwanada during Vice President Hamid Ansari’s visit to the East African country.
Benefits of these Agreements:
According to the Memorandum of Understandings signed between Rwanda and India, Rwanda Air will soon begin services to India, and the two countries will mutually exempt visa requirements for diplomatic and official passport holders.
The Agreement has the potential to enhance greater trade, investment, tourism and cultural exchange between India and Rwanda, bringing it in tune with developments in the civil aviation sector. It will provide enabling environment for enhanced and seamless connectivity while providing commercial opportunities to the carriers of both the sides ensuring greater safety and security.
In innovation, the two countries will set up an entrepreneurship development centre in Kigali while in Aviation, Rwanda Air will start services to India in the coming months and both the countries will mutually exempt visa requirements.
Rwanda Prime Minister said the three MoUs will boost economic and business ties. This portends well for the future of Rwanda-India commercial and economic relations.
As per Vice President Hamid Ansari “India-Rwanda Innovation Growth Program is being launched to expand ties in science, Technology and Innovation. After this pilot project, the programme is proposed to be implemented in the East African community in seven countries and will then be scaled up to seven other economic zones across Africa,” he said.
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