Rwanda’s Ambassador to Germany, Igor CESAR, presented his credentials to the president of Slovakia on Monday, in a ceremony held at a Presidential Palace in Bratislava.
During the ceremony, ambassador Cesar conveyed President Kagame’s greetings and wishes for his good health, happiness and well-being and briefed him about developments in Rwanda regarding socio-economic development, peace and stability.
President Andrej Kiska, in his message, wished the ambassador to Slovakia success and assured them support from Slovak institutions and conveyed his best wishes to President Kagame and the people of Rwanda.s
As a diplomatic tradition, before presenting letter of credence to the President, Ambassador Presenting copies of Credential Letter to Marián Jakubócy, Political Director at the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs (MFEA).
Ambassador Cesar also had meetings with Amb. Pavol IVAN, Director of Middle East and Africa Department as well as Anna Plassat MURĺŇOVÁ, Director of Development Assistance and Humanitarian Aid Department, both from the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs (MFEA).
Discussions between Ambassador and the above-mentioned Slovak government Officials, focused on wide range of issues.
They discussed ways to strengthen bilateral relations including consideration to appoint honorary consuls on each other’s capital and high-level exchange visit.
They also emphasized the need to focus bilateral relations in fostering business cooperation and investment.
Ambassador Cesar was informed that, in the new five years Slovak Development Cooperation Strategy, adopted in January 2019, Rwanda was selected as one of the partner countries in the Africa region together with Kenya.
This means Slovakia identifies mutual areas of cooperation between the two countries, in identified area of ICT, education (mainly students’ scholarships and students-lectures exchange program), agriculture (food processing and machinery).
The embassy of Rwanda to Germany is also accredited to Poland, Czech Republic, Liechtenstein, Romania, and Ukraine.
Slovakia is represented to Rwanda with its Embassy with residence in Nairobi, Kenya