Rwanda decides to strengthen its partnership with Botswana in order to improve the living conditions of Rwandans and the focus of both countries’ in reshaping a better destiny for the African continent.
The Rwandan High Commissioner with residence in South Africa, Vincent Karega, presented his credentials to Seretse Ian Khama, the President of Botswana.
He briefed President Khama on the prevailing situation in the Great Lakes Region, specifically in the eastern part of DRC, reads a statement from the high commission.
“He highlighted that, through the International Conference on Great Lakes region, Rwanda has provided her will to make a contribution to lasting peace in Eastern DRC,” says the statement.
Putting his emphasis on the need to look at the root causes of the conflict in order to bring about sustainable peace.
Botswana and Rwanda share a lot in common, it was agreed.
Both countries are landlocked nations and have been giving priority to issue of good governance by registering sustainable economic growth.
The two countries have also been exchanging experience on issues of agriculture, animal resource as well as defense.
Following their meeting, Karega was received by the Rwandan community in Gaborone, who pledged to play a significant role in the on-going resource mobilization for Agaciro Development Fund.
In his exchange with the President, Karega reiterated the importance that the Republic of Rwanda gives to her relations with the Republic of Botswana.