The government of republic of Rwanda and the government of the federative republic of brazil, have signed a bilateral Air Service Agreement.

The agreement was signed Wednesday between the ministry of infrastructure, Ambassador Claver Gatete and the Brazilian Ambassador of Rwanda with residence in Kenya, His excellency Fernando Estelita lins de salvo Coimbra, at the premises of the Ministry of the Infrastructure, Kigali.

The agreement comes on the backdrop of the MoU signed and initializing of the BASA in December 2017 in Sri Lanka during ICAN-ICAO Air services negotiations events that takes place annually.

“The signing of this agreement will enhance connectivity between both countries and facilitate the private sectors of both countries to realize and tap into the economic and social benefits,” Minister Gatete said.

The signing of the BASA with Federative Republic of Brazil and with the opening of more routes by RwandaAir, will continue to provide Rwanda’s private sector with enormous opportunities in an economically vibrant and large market of more than 340 million people.

Brazil has population of over 210 million people, against the 130 million population of the East African Community presenting Rwanda with larger market of opportunities.

The Express News


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