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Kagame In Côte d’Ivoire For Official Visit

President Paul Kagame and First Lady Jeanette Kagame are in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire for a two-day state visit, a reciprocating President Alassane Ouattara’s visit in April.

The visit intends to strengthen ties between the two countries.

The two Heads of Sate will held talks yesterday and signed pacts on exemption from visa requirement, an MoU on the organisation of the Joint Commission for Cooperation and one on political consultations between the ministries of foreign affairs of the two countries.

Another agreement signed is the protocol of Cooperation for the modernisation of the public administration.

A State Banquet was hosted in honour of President Kagame and the First Lady.

President Kagame was awarded the Grand-Croix de l’Ordre National de Côte d’Ivoire and Grade de Commandeur de l’Ordre National de Côte d’Ivoire respectively.

The two titles are among the highest honours in Côte d’Ivoire.

Today President Kagame will meet business leaders in Cote d’Ivoire to discuss free trade, industrialisation.

He will also have a time to woo investors from Côte d’Ivoire to Rwanda.

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