Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo are preparing to begin implementing all protocols that will see the two countries working through the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
Soraya Hakuziyaremye, Rwandan Minister of Trade and Industry flew to DRC’s Capital Kinshasa where she met with President Félix Tshisekedi for discussions relating to entry into the Continental Free Trade Area.
“The President has done us the honour to receive us so that we can talk about the joint economic development projects of our two countries, but above all insist on the commercial relations which still need to develop further between the two countries,” Minister Soraya told congolese Press.
She also noted, “It was a question of insisting on the commercial relationship between our two countries, preparing our two countries especially to prepare the economies of our two countries especially for the AfCFTA”.
According to her, the priority is to prepare the two countries.
Meanwhile, On Tuesday, President Tshisekedi received Rwanda’s Foreign Affairs Minister Dr. Vincent Biruta.
The head of Rwandan diplomacy carried a special message from President Paul Kagame addressed to his counterpart in the DRC, relating to bilateral relations and regional issues.
On a simillar note, the Rwandan panel led by Donald Kaberuka shared its experience in supporting President Kagame during his tenure at the head of the AU -Continental Institution.
President Tshisekedi took part in a working session between Congolese and Rwandan experts around his mandate at the head of the AU.