Cooperation between Rwanda and Angola is deepening with the ongoing interactions between internal security institutions of both countries.
This Wednesday, Angola Interior Minister, Angelo de Barros and his delegation toured the Rwanda National Police Fire and Rescue Brigade at Kacyiru Police Head Quarters.
“It requires Police-Police cooperation to tackle emerging cross-border security threats particularly, Cyber Crimes, Drug trafficking, Human trafficking, Terrorism, and Money laundering, among others,”de Barros said.
The delegation also was given a guided tour at the Rwanda Forensic Laboratory.
The two countries consider peace and stability a paramount factor in the region.
IGP Emmanuel Gasana told the Angolan delegation that Rwanda National Police values Police-Police cooperation to address regional security challenges.
Diplomatic cooperation between the two countries was consolidated in 2014 when Angolan Minister for External Relations, Georges Rebelo Chikoti visited Rwanda and met with President Paul Kagame.
In 2015, Rwanda opened an embassy in Luanda, Angola. Ambassador Alfred Kalisa is currently heading the Rwandan mission in Angola.