|Rwanda: Country, China Sign Co-operation Agreements|
19 August 2011
The Government of Rwanda and the Government of the People's Republic of
The pacts were signed by the Chinese International Trade Representative and Deputy Minister of Commerce, Gao Hucheng, and various Rwandan ministers; Foreign Affairs, Health, Infrastructure and Agriculture.
The pact included two financial agreements of Yuan
Both governments also signed an agreement to dispatch an expert group to
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Louise Mushikiwabo, said that, the agreements demonstrated the close and friendly relations that exist between the two countries.
"The talks were very successful and ended with a promise of a new level in cooperation between
"Our two governments and people have deeply engaged each other and built bridges of confidence and understanding".
"We appreciate the support you have rendered to our country and we promise to put it to good use, as we have done previously," she told Hucheng.
The Foreign Minister noted that
She highlighted several key interventions which
Mushikiwabo emphasised that
The two parties also signed the pact to undertake the implementation of an administrative office complex with a total construction area of about 8,300 square metres and the delivery and receipt of a certificate for the Masaka Polyclinic project.
Another agreement signed was the delivery and reception ceremony of the Certificate for the Rwanda Agriculture Technology Demonstration Centre project.
On his part, Hucheng said that the agreements attach great importance to the good friendly relations existing between two countries.
Hucheng encouraged the Rwandan business community to continue attending trade fairs in
"We are going to continue encouraging competent Chinese companies to invest in various sectors in
Hucheng pledged that his country will intensify cooperation in the development of human resources and