India has extended USD 200 million lines of credit to Rwanda for
its economic development, signed a defence cooperation agreement and will soon
open a High Commission here as part of New Delhi's efforts to bolster the
strategic partnership with the fast-developing East African country.
The announcements came during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Rwanda, the first by
prime minister to the country.
After his one-on-one talks with Rwanda's President Paul Kagame,
Modi announced that India will soon open its mission in Rwanda.
At the joint press meet with President Kagame
of Rwanda, PM Modi highlighted India's role in development of Rwanda and said
that in the times to come, the partnership between both the countries would
become stronger. The PM spoke about cooperation between India and Rwanda in
several sectors like technology, infrastructure development, project
assistance, finance, ICT and capacity building.