The President of Egypt, Abdel Fattah Saeed Hussein Khalil El-Sisi has just landed at Kigali International Airport for a one-day working visit.

Official Twitter account of the Office of the President of Rwanda announced Sisi’s visit

At the Kigali International Airport, President Abdel Fattah Saeed Hussein Khalil El-Sisi was warmly welcomed by his Rwandan counterpart – President Paul Kagame together with Foreign Affairs minister, Louise Mushikiwabo, and the Infrastructure minister, James Musoni among senior dignitaries.

President El Sisi who landed in Kigali-Rwanda from Tanzania is expected to visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial and the Kigali Convention Center among other places.

The NileTelevision announcement highlighted that Sisi’s visit is intended to enhance Egypt’s stature in black inhabited Africa, politically, economically and other interests which are beneficial to those countries.

President Sisi first visited Rwanda during the 27th African Union General Assembly which convened in Kigali in July 2016. During his visit, Sisi explained to President Kagame about the urgency of his country’s wish to cement sustainable cooperation with African countries, which is hinged onto respect and free from interfering within other countries internal affairs.


Between 13-14 March 2015, President Sisi invited President Paul Kagame for Egypt’s Economic Development Forum that was attended by over 3000international investors. In March 2015, the government signed an agreement Metito company to develop bulk water supply plant to serve the country’s potable water requirements with over 40,000cubic meters of water daily which will solve water scarcity problems in Kigali City and Bugesera.

President Sisi breaks the record as the first President to be hosted by President Kagame after his re-election during the recently concluded Presidential elections.

The Express News Rwanda 


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