Rwanda: The King of Jordan concludes a visit marked by the signing of new agreements

On Tuesday, January 9, Jordan’s King Abdullah II completed an official visit to the capital, Kigali, which began on Sunday. On the agenda were several economic agreements, extending the rapprochement between the two countries launched in recent years.
King Abdullah II’s delegation in Kigali included the Jordanian Minister of Industry and Trade and the Director of Intelligence. A three-day visit during which several bilateral agreements were signed, including a tax convention to avoid double taxation and memoranda of understanding on cooperation in the economic and agricultural sectors.
In just a few years, official visits have followed one another between the leaders of the two countries. First, in 2018 and 2022, President Paul Kagame travelled to Jordan to attend meetings of the Aqaba Process, an initiative launched by King Abdullah II to strengthen international coordination in the fight against terrorism.
In February 2023, it was the turn of Jordan’s Deputy Prime Minister and various military officials to visit their Rwandan counterparts in Kigali. A few months later, Foreign Minister Vincent Biruta travelled to Amman to sign three agreements, including the lifting of visas for nationals of both countries.

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